AnAge entry for Saimiri oerstedii

Classification (HAGRID: 03140)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Primates (Taxon entry)
                Family: Cebidae
                    Genus: Saimiri
Species
Saimiri oerstedii
Common name
Central American squirrel monkey

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
Not yet established
Observations

Not much is known about the longevity of these animals. One specimen was about 18 years old when it died in captivity [0671]. Considering the longevity of similar species, maximum longevity is likely much longer, though.

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
Male sexual maturity
Gestation
161 days
Weaning
Litter size
1 (viviparous)
Litters per year
Inter-litter interval
Weight at birth
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
788.5 g
Postnatal growth rate

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 572980
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 70928
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