AnAge entry for Molossus molossus

Classification (HAGRID: 01979)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Chiroptera (Taxon entry)
                Family: Molossidae
                    Genus: Molossus
Species
Molossus molossus
Common name
Pallas's mastiff bat

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
5.6 years (wild)
Source
ref. 1283
Sample size
Tiny
Data quality
Acceptable
Observations

Median survival of wild females was found to be 1.8 years and maximum longevity was 5.6 years. Smaller wild groups appear to be selected for [1283].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
Male sexual maturity
Gestation
108 days
Weaning
Clutch or litter size
1
Breedings per year
2
Inter-litter interval
Weight at birth
3.49 g
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
14 g
Postnatal growth rate
Maximum longevity residual
76%

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

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ITIS 180083
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