AnAge entry for Tarsius bancanus

Classification (HAGRID: 03267)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Primates (Taxon entry)
                Family: Tarsiidae
                    Genus: Tarsius
Species
Tarsius bancanus
Common name
Western tarsier

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

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

This animal has a gestation time unusually big for his size [0434]. One captive specimen lived 16.3 years [0671].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
920 days
Male sexual maturity
Gestation
178 days
Weaning
80 days
Litter size
1 (viviparous)
Litters per year
1.5
Inter-litter interval
270 days
Weight at birth
24.6 g
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
122.5 g
Postnatal growth rate
Maximum longevity residual
160%

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

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ITIS 572904
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 9477
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