AnAge entry for Mystacina tuberculata

Classification (HAGRID: 02778)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Chiroptera (Taxon entry)
                Family: Mystacinidae
                    Genus: Mystacina
Species
Mystacina tuberculata
Common name
New Zealand lesser short-tailed bat

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
7.6 years (captivity)
Source
ref. 671
Sample size
Small
Data quality
Acceptable
Observations

One specimen lived 7.6 years in captivity [0671]. Maximum longevity could still be underestimated, though.

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
Male sexual maturity
Gestation
Weaning
Litter size
1 (viviparous)
Litters per year
1
Inter-litter interval
Weight at birth
3.2 g
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
23.5 g
Postnatal growth rate
Maximum longevity residual
96%

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 632189
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 94961
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