AnAge entry for Carollia perspicillata

Classification (HAGRID: 02783)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Chiroptera (Taxon entry)
                Family: Phyllostomidae
                    Genus: Carollia
Species
Carollia perspicillata
Common name
Seba's short-tailed bat

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

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

One 17 year old specimen was still alive in captivity [0671].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
258 days
Male sexual maturity
258 days
Gestation
95 days
Weaning
Litter size
1 (viviparous)
Litters per year
2
Inter-litter interval
159 days
Weight at birth
5 g
Weight at weaning
12.5 g
Adult weight
15 g
Postnatal growth rate
0.0347 days-1 (from Gompertz function)
Maximum longevity residual
230%

Metabolism

Typical body temperature
310ºK or 36.4ºC or 97.5ºF
Basal metabolic rate
0.2400 W
Body mass
14.9 g
Metabolic rate per body mass
0.016107 W/g

References

External Resources

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ITIS 631822
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 40233
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