AnAge entry for Myotis mystacinus

Classification (HAGRID: 02845)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Chiroptera (Taxon entry)
                Family: Vespertilionidae
                    Genus: Myotis
Species
Myotis mystacinus
Common name
Whiskered bat

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
24 years (wild)
Source
ref. 424
Sample size
Medium
Data quality
Acceptable
Observations

In the wild, these animals live on average 3-4 years [0564], but one animal has been reported to live 24 years [0424].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
365 days
Male sexual maturity
456 days
Gestation
Weaning
Litter size
1 (viviparous)
Litters per year
Inter-litter interval
365 days
Weight at birth
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
5.3 g
Postnatal growth rate
Maximum longevity residual
381%

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

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ITIS 632036
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 109479
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