AnAge entry for Tarsius syrichta

Classification (HAGRID: 03269)

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

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

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

One male reportedly lived over 10 years in captivity, making it about 16 years old [0671].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
Male sexual maturity
Gestation
179 days
Weaning
83 days
Litter size
1 (viviparous)
Litters per year
Inter-litter interval
Weight at birth
25.9 g
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
119.2 g
Postnatal growth rate
Maximum longevity residual
157%

Metabolism

Typical body temperature
307ºK or 33.8ºC or 92.8ºF
Basal metabolic rate
0.4300 W
Body mass
113.0 g
Metabolic rate per body mass
0.003805 W/g

References

External Resources

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Taxonomy ID 9478
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