AnAge entry for Miopithecus talapoin

Classification (HAGRID: 03185)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Primates (Taxon entry)
                Family: Cercopithecidae
                    Genus: Miopithecus
Species
Miopithecus talapoin
Common name
Talapoin

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
27.7 years (captivity)
Source
ref. 671
Sample size
Medium
Data quality
Acceptable
Observations

One male specimen lived 27.7 years at Philadelphia Zoo. It could have been older, though, because its exact date of birth is not known [0671].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
1,395 days
Male sexual maturity
2,008 days
Gestation
169 days
Weaning
130 days
Litter size
1 (viviparous)
Litters per year
1
Inter-litter interval
1,096 days
Weight at birth
203.8 g
Weight at weaning
450 g
Adult weight
1,385 g
Postnatal growth rate
Maximum longevity residual
187%

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

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ITIS 573032
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Taxonomy ID 36231
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