AnAge entry for Varecia rubra

Classification (HAGRID: 02450)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Primates (Taxon entry)
                Family: Lemuridae
                    Genus: Varecia
Species
Varecia rubra
Common name
Red ruffed lemur

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
37.5 years (captivity)
Source
ref. 1301
Sample size
Small
Data quality
Acceptable
Observations

A red ruffed lemur from the Duke Lemur center lived to be 37.5 years old [1301].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
609 days
Male sexual maturity
650 days
Gestation
98 days
Weaning
Clutch or litter size
2.2
Breedings per year
Inter-litter interval
Weight at birth
109.73 g
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
3,601 g
Postnatal growth rate
Maximum longevity residual
219%

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

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ITIS 944080
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Taxonomy ID 554167
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