AnAge entry for Artibeus lituratus

Classification (HAGRID: 02782)

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

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
Not yet established
Observations

Not much is known about the longevity of these animals, but one specimen lived 10.9 years in captivity [0671].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
Male sexual maturity
Gestation
106 days
Weaning
Litter size
1 (viviparous)
Litters per year
2
Inter-litter interval
220 days
Weight at birth
10.5 g
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
65 g
Postnatal growth rate

Metabolism

Typical body temperature
310ºK or 37.3ºC or 99.1ºF
Basal metabolic rate
0.6020 W
Body mass
70.1 g
Metabolic rate per body mass
0.008588 W/g

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 631840
Animal Diversity Web
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 27634
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