TABLE 9-2 Body Weight of Captive Primates at Various Stages of Development

Taxon

Sexa

Age

BW (kg)

Min (kg)

Max (kg)

n

Location

Country

Reference

Galagonidae

 

Otolemur crassicaudatus

u

0 d

0.047 ± 0.006

77

Kensington, MD

US

Valerio et al., 1972

Galago senegalensis zanzibaricus

u

1 d

0.015

1

Wroclaw

Poland

Gucwinska and Gucwinski, 1968

 

2 d

0.014 ± 0.001

0.013

0.014

2

Wroclaw

Poland

Gucwinska and Gucwinski, 1968

 

6 d

0.023 ± 0.001

0.022

0.023

2

Harpenden

England

Brown, 1979

 

7 d

0.024 ± 0.003

0.022

0.026

2

Wroclaw

Poland

Gucwinska and Gucwinski, 1968

 

12 d

0.025

1

Wroclaw

Poland

Gucwinska and Gucwinski, 1968

 

14 d

0.044 ± 0.007

0.039

0.048

2

Wroclaw

Poland

Gucwinska and Gucwinski, 1968

 

22 d

0.053

1

Wroclaw

Poland

Gucwinska and Gucwinski, 1968

 

28 d

0.046 ± 0.008

0.041

0.052

2

Wroclaw

Poland

Gucwinska and Gucwinski, 1968

 

31 d

0.040 ± 0.001

0.035

0.045

2

Wroclaw

Poland

Gucwinska and Gucwinski, 1968

 

39 d

0.063

1

Wroclaw

Poland

Gucwinska and Gucwinski, 1968

Callithricidae

 

Saguinus oedipus oedipus

m

>2 y

0.490

Bristol

England

Kirkwood, 1983

 

f

>2 y

0.481

Bristol

England

Kirkwood, 1983

Cebidae

 

Cebus albifrons

m

3080 d

3.252 ± 0.858

24

Boston, MA

US

Ausman et al., 1981

 

f

0 d

0.226 ± 0.006

10

Boston, MA

US

Wilen and Naftolin, 1978

 

>1245 d

1.617 ± 0.033

10

Boston, MA

US

Wilen and Naftolin, 1978

 

2940 d

2.130 ± 0.564

43

Boston, MA

US

Ausman et al., 1981

Cebus apella

b

0 d

0.210

0.170

0.260

7

Athens, GA

US

Fragaszy and Adams-Curtis, 1998

 

b

0 d

0.210 ± 0.012

5

 

Argentina

Patiño et al., 1997

 

b

0 d

0.197 ± 0.020

10

 

Argentina

Patiño et al., 1997

 

b

28 d

0.317 ± 0.440

5

 

Argentina

Patiño et al., 1997

 

b

28 d

0.355 ± 0.035

10

 

Argentina

Patiño et al., 1997

 

b

56 d

0.472 ± 0.082

5

 

Argentina

Patiño et al., 1997

 

b

56 d

0.460 ± 0.110

10

 

Argentina

Patiño et al., 1997

 

b

84 d

0.597 ± 0.094

5

 

Argentina

Patiño et al., 1997

 

b

84 d

0.537 ± 0.097

10

 

Argentina

Patiño et al., 1997

 

b

112 d

0.678 ± 0.108

5

 

Argentina

Patiño et al., 1997

 

b

112 d

0.647 ± 0.110

10

 

Argentina

Patiño et al., 1997

 

b

140 d

0.779 ± 0.131

5

 

Argentina

Patiño et al., 1997

 

b

140 d

0.772 ± 0.166

10

 

Argentina

Patiño et al., 1997

Siamiri sciureus, Leticia

m

0 d

0.116 ± 0.014

37

Boston, MA

US

Russo et al., 1980

 

0 d

0.112

0.092

0.129

10

San Diego, CA

US

Long and Cooper, 1968

 

1 m

0.200

0.161

0.232

10

San Diego, CA

US

Long and Cooper, 1968

 

2 m

0.272

0.234

0.311

10

San Diego, CA

US

Long and Cooper, 1968

 

3 m

0.343

0.309

0.391

8

San Diego, CA

US

Long and Cooper, 1968

 

4 m

0.398

0.364

0.422

4

San Diego, CA

US

Long and Cooper, 1968

 

5 m

0.451

0.445

0.455

3

San Diego, CA

US

Long and Cooper, 1968

 

6 m

0.467

0.441

0.496

3

San Diego, CA

US

Long and Cooper, 1968

 

7 m

0.502

0.480

0.520

3

San Diego, CA

US

Long and Cooper, 1968

 

8 m

0.546

0.528

0.564

3

San Diego, CA

US

Long and Cooper, 1968

 

9 m

0.556

0.531

0.582

3

San Diego, CA

US

Long and Cooper, 1968

 

10 m

0.600

0.562

0.624

3

San Diego, CA

US

Long and Cooper, 1968

 

11 m

0.624

0.588

0.653

3

San Diego, CA

US

Long and Cooper, 1968

 

12 m

0.640

0.621

0.662

3

San Diego, CA

US

Long and Cooper, 1968

 

13 m

0.654

0.611

0.698

2

San Diego, CA

US

Long and Cooper, 1968

 

14 m

0.680

0.663

0.701

3

San Diego, CA

US

Long and Cooper, 1968

 

15 m

0.703

0.665

0.770

4

San Diego, CA

US

Long and Cooper, 1968



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