AnAge entry for Plecotus auritus

Classification (HAGRID: 02862)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Chiroptera (Taxon entry)
                Family: Vespertilionidae
                    Genus: Plecotus
Species
Plecotus auritus
Common name
Brown big-eared bat

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
30 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
42 days
Litter size
1.33 (viviparous)
Litters per year
1
Inter-litter interval
365 days
Weight at birth
2.09 g
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
7.8 g
Postnatal growth rate
Maximum longevity residual
449%

Metabolism

Typical body temperature
307ºK or 34.0ºC or 93.2ºF
Basal metabolic rate
0.0820 W
Body mass
10.2 g
Metabolic rate per body mass
0.008039 W/g

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 632133
Animal Diversity Web
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Encyclopaedia of Life
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 61862
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