AnAge entry for Antrozous pallidus

Classification (HAGRID: 02825)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Chiroptera (Taxon entry)
                Family: Vespertilionidae
                    Genus: Antrozous
Species
Antrozous pallidus
Common name
Pallid bat

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

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

They stop growing after about 2 months. One specimen lived 14.8 years in captivity [0671].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
365 days
Male sexual maturity
365 days
Gestation
62 days
Weaning
50 days
Litter size
2 (viviparous)
Litters per year
Inter-litter interval
Weight at birth
3.1 g
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
20.8 g
Postnatal growth rate
0.0543 days-1 (from Gompertz function)
Maximum longevity residual
190%

Metabolism

Typical body temperature
307ºK or 34.0ºC or 93.2ºF
Basal metabolic rate
0.1040 W
Body mass
22.0 g
Metabolic rate per body mass
0.004727 W/g

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 180006
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 9440
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