AnAge entry for Pteropus dasymallus

Classification (HAGRID: 02804)

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

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

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

One specimen was at least 24 years old when it died in captivity [0671].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
Male sexual maturity
Gestation
Weaning
Litter size
1 (viviparous)
Litters per year
Inter-litter interval
Weight at birth
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
435 g
Postnatal growth rate
Maximum longevity residual
194%

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 631626
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 126282
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