AnAge entry for Myotis velifer

Classification (HAGRID: 02850)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Chiroptera (Taxon entry)
                Family: Vespertilionidae
                    Genus: Myotis
Species
Myotis velifer
Common name
Cave myotis

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

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

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
365 days
Male sexual maturity
365 days
Gestation
65 days
Weaning
43 days
Litter size
1 (viviparous)
Litters per year
1
Inter-litter interval
365 days
Weight at birth
3.2 g
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
10.1 g
Postnatal growth rate
0.13 days-1 (from Gompertz function)
Maximum longevity residual
162%

Metabolism

Typical body temperature
Not yet available
Basal metabolic rate
0.0400 W
Body mass
11.9 g
Metabolic rate per body mass
0.003361 W/g

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 180003
Animal Diversity Web
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 9435
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