AnAge entry for Otolemur crassicaudatus

Classification (HAGRID: 03218)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Primates (Taxon entry)
                Family: Galagonidae
                    Genus: Otolemur
Species
Otolemur crassicaudatus
Common name
Greater galago

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

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

One captive specimen of the subspecies /monteiri/ lived 22.7 years in captivity [0671].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
495 days
Male sexual maturity
639 days
Gestation
130 days
Weaning
138 days
Litter size
1.5 (viviparous)
Litters per year
1
Inter-litter interval
119 days
Weight at birth
43.2 g
Weight at weaning
500 g
Adult weight
1,095 g
Postnatal growth rate
Maximum longevity residual
159%

Metabolism

Typical body temperature
310ºK or 36.6ºC or 97.9ºF
Basal metabolic rate
2.5950 W
Body mass
993.5 g
Metabolic rate per body mass
0.002612 W/g

References

External Resources

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ITIS 572902
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 9463
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