AnAge entry for Cynopterus sphinx

Classification (HAGRID: 02795)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Chiroptera (Taxon entry)
                Family: Pteropodidae
                    Genus: Cynopterus
Species
Cynopterus sphinx
Common name
Greater short-nosed fruit bat

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

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

One specimen was still alive after 10 years in captivity [0671].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
150 days
Male sexual maturity
525 days
Gestation
120 days
Weaning
42 days
Litter size
1.2 (viviparous)
Litters per year
2
Inter-litter interval
Weight at birth
11 g
Weight at weaning
25 g
Adult weight
75 g
Postnatal growth rate
Maximum longevity residual
105%

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 631555
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 9400
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