AnAge entry for Saimiri sciureus

Classification (HAGRID: 03141)

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

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
30.2 years (captivity)
Source
ref. 671
Sample size
Large
Data quality
High
Observations

One hybrid between a common and a Bolivian squirrel monkey lived 32 years [0671].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
1,003 days
Male sexual maturity
1,826 days
Gestation
161 days
Weaning
177 days
Litter size
1 (viviparous)
Litters per year
1
Inter-litter interval
365 days
Weight at birth
107 g
Weight at weaning
403 g
Adult weight
925 g
Postnatal growth rate
0.0125 days-1 (from Gompertz function)
Maximum longevity residual
217%

Metabolism

Typical body temperature
311ºK or 38.0ºC or 100.4ºF
Basal metabolic rate
4.4290 W
Body mass
836.7 g
Metabolic rate per body mass
0.005293 W/g

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 180095
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 9521
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