AnAge entry for Pteropus alecto

Classification (HAGRID: 02802)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Chiroptera (Taxon entry)
                Family: Pteropodidae
                    Genus: Pteropus
Species
Pteropus alecto
Common name
Black flying fox

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
19.7 years (captivity)
Source
ref. 671
Sample size
Small
Data quality
Acceptable
Observations
No observations are presently available

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
Male sexual maturity
Gestation
Weaning
Litter size
1.2 (viviparous)
Litters per year
1
Inter-litter interval
Weight at birth
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
672.1 g
Postnatal growth rate
Maximum longevity residual
149%

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 631619
Animal Diversity Web
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Encyclopaedia of Life
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 9402
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