AnAge entry for Barbastella barbastellus

Classification (HAGRID: 02826)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Chiroptera (Taxon entry)
                Family: Vespertilionidae
                    Genus: Barbastella
Species
Barbastella barbastellus
Common name
Western barbastelle

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
23 years (wild)
Source
ref. 424
Sample size
Medium
Data quality
Acceptable
Observations

They stop growing after about 2 months.

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
Male sexual maturity
Gestation
Weaning
Litter size
2 (viviparous)
Litters per year
1
Inter-litter interval
365 days
Weight at birth
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
10.25 g
Postnatal growth rate
Maximum longevity residual
330%

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 631926
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 59449
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