AnAge entry for Probosciger aterrimus

Classification (HAGRID: 02116)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Aves (Taxon entry)
            Order: Psittaciformes (Taxon entry)
                Family: Psittacidae
                    Genus: Probosciger
Species
Probosciger aterrimus
Common name
Palm cockatoo
Synonyms
Probosciger aterrinus

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
56.3 years (captivity)
Source
ref. 669
Sample size
Medium
Data quality
Acceptable
Observations

These animals are known to have a long reproductive lifespan with reports of females over 40 years of age being able to lay eggs. One specimen lived 56.3 years in captivity [0669].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
Male sexual maturity
Incubation
Clutch size
(oviparous)
Clutches per year
Weight at hatching
Adult weight
841 g
Postnatal growth rate

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 554832
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 141839
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