AnAge entry for Artibeus jamaicensis

Classification (HAGRID: 02781)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Chiroptera (Taxon entry)
                Family: Phyllostomidae
                    Genus: Artibeus
Species
Artibeus jamaicensis
Common name
Jamaican fruit-eating bat

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

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

One 19.2 year old specimen was still alive in captivity [0671].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
289 days
Male sexual maturity
289 days
Gestation
76 days
Weaning
Litter size
1 (viviparous)
Litters per year
2
Inter-litter interval
Weight at birth
5.9 g
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
42.2 g
Postnatal growth rate
Maximum longevity residual
221%

Metabolism

Typical body temperature
310ºK or 36.4ºC or 97.5ºF
Basal metabolic rate
0.3590 W
Body mass
46.1 g
Metabolic rate per body mass
0.007787 W/g

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 180058
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 9417
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