AnAge entry for Megaderma lyra

Classification (HAGRID: 02774)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Chiroptera (Taxon entry)
                Family: Megadermatidae
                    Genus: Megaderma
Species
Megaderma lyra
Common name
Greater false vampire bat

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
14 years (wild)
Source
ref. 424
Sample size
Medium
Data quality
Acceptable
Observations
No observations are presently available

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
540 days
Male sexual maturity
450 days
Gestation
150 days
Weaning
Litter size
1 (viviparous)
Litters per year
1
Inter-litter interval
Weight at birth
7.5 g
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
38.6 g
Postnatal growth rate
Maximum longevity residual
164%

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 631755
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 9413
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