AnAge entry for Phyllostomus hastatus

Classification (HAGRID: 02791)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Chiroptera (Taxon entry)
                Family: Phyllostomidae
                    Genus: Phyllostomus
Species
Phyllostomus hastatus
Common name
Greater spear-nosed bat

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

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

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
Male sexual maturity
Gestation
120 days
Weaning
Litter size
1 (viviparous)
Litters per year
1
Inter-litter interval
Weight at birth
15.9 g
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
81 g
Postnatal growth rate
Maximum longevity residual
188%

Metabolism

Typical body temperature
308ºK or 34.7ºC or 94.5ºF
Basal metabolic rate
0.5590 W
Body mass
84.2 g
Metabolic rate per body mass
0.006639 W/g

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 631781
Animal Diversity Web
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 9423
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