AnAge entry for Perodicticus potto

Classification (HAGRID: 03253)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Primates (Taxon entry)
                Family: Loridae
                    Genus: Perodicticus
Species
Perodicticus potto
Common name
Potto

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

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

Maximum longevity has been reported as 26.8 years [0041], which is possible. One captive specimen lived 26.3 years [0671].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
547 days
Male sexual maturity
547 days
Gestation
170 days
Weaning
118 days
Litter size
1 (viviparous)
Litters per year
1
Inter-litter interval
198 days
Weight at birth
43.8 g
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
1,225 g
Postnatal growth rate
0.0125 days-1 (from Gompertz function)
Maximum longevity residual
184%

Metabolism

Typical body temperature
309ºK or 36.1ºC or 97.0ºF
Basal metabolic rate
1.9420 W
Body mass
968.6 g
Metabolic rate per body mass
0.002005 W/g

References

External Resources

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ITIS 572892
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Taxonomy ID 9472
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