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Daubentonia madagascariensis, aye-aye

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Taxonomic lineage

cellular organisms - Eukaryota - Fungi/Metazoa group - Metazoa - Eumetazoa - Bilateria - Coelomata - Deuterostomia - Chordata - Craniata - Vertebrata - Gnathostomata - Teleostomi - Euteleostomi - Sarcopterygii - Tetrapoda - Amniota - Mammalia - Theria - Eutheria - Euarchontoglires - Primates - Strepsirrhini - Chiromyiformes - Daubentoniidae - Daubentonia - Daubentonia madagascariensis

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Brief facts

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Aye-aye hand Daubentonia madagascariensis by Joseph Wolf (1863)
Daubentonia madagascariensis by Joseph Wolf (1863)
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Life history

Females typically mate with more than one male, representing a multi-male, multi-female mating system.

Average ovarian cycle length is 49.8 +/- 7.7 (Winn, 1994).

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References

Photo credit (cover)

Source of photos: http://kotomatrix.ru/: - cool photos of animals with funny descriptions (in Russian).

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