AnAge entry for Haplonycteris fischeri

Classification (HAGRID: 02800)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Chiroptera (Taxon entry)
                Family: Pteropodidae
                    Genus: Haplonycteris
Species
Haplonycteris fischeri
Common name
Philippine pygmy fruit bat

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
10 years
Source
ref. 434
Sample size
Medium
Data quality
Acceptable
Observations

Gestation does not include a period of very slow development, which depends on the time of the year and can take up to 8 months, after which the rate of development increases and development is completed in about 3 months. Individuals have been known to live more than 10 years [0434].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
120 days
Male sexual maturity
315 days
Gestation
90 days
Weaning
70 days
Litter size
1 (viviparous)
Litters per year
1
Inter-litter interval
Weight at birth
2.74 g
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
18 g
Postnatal growth rate
Maximum longevity residual
131%

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

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ITIS 631579
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 301158
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