AnAge entry for Noctilio leporinus

Classification (HAGRID: 02779)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Chiroptera (Taxon entry)
                Family: Noctilionidae
                    Genus: Noctilio
Species
Noctilio leporinus
Common name
Greater bulldog bat

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

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

Two wild-caught animals lived about 11.8 years at Bronx Zoo [0671].

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
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
50 g
Postnatal growth rate
Maximum longevity residual
132%

Metabolism

Typical body temperature
307ºK or 33.8ºC or 92.8ºF
Basal metabolic rate
0.4000 W
Body mass
61.0 g
Metabolic rate per body mass
0.006557 W/g

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 180047
Animal Diversity Web
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 94963
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