AnAge entry for Varecia variegata

Classification (HAGRID: 03248)

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

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
39.4 years (captivity)
Source
ref. 1301
Sample size
Large
Data quality
High
Observations

One wild born female was about 37 years of age when she died at the Duke University Primate Center. The oldest recorded captive-born specimens of this species 39.4 years old [1301].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
605 days
Male sexual maturity
649 days
Gestation
98 days
Weaning
Clutch or litter size
1.9
Breedings per year
1
Inter-litter interval
Weight at birth
107.17 g
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
3,482 g
Postnatal growth rate
Maximum longevity residual
231%

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

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ITIS 572873
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Taxonomy ID 9455
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