AnAge entry for Epomophorus wahlbergi

Classification (HAGRID: 02799)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Chiroptera (Taxon entry)
                Family: Pteropodidae
                    Genus: Epomophorus
Species
Epomophorus wahlbergi
Common name
Wahlberg's epauletted fruit bat

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

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

One specimen was still alive after 10.1 years in captivity [0671].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
Male sexual maturity
Gestation
165 days
Weaning
Litter size
1 (viviparous)
Litters per year
2
Inter-litter interval
Weight at birth
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
80 g
Postnatal growth rate
Maximum longevity residual
105%

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 631575
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 58067
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