AnAge entry for Pteropus livingstonii

Classification (HAGRID: 02807)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Chiroptera (Taxon entry)
                Family: Pteropodidae
                    Genus: Pteropus
Species
Pteropus livingstonii
Common name
Comoro black flying fox
Synonyms
Pteropus livingstonei

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

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

One 15 years old specimen is still alive in captivity [0671].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
Male sexual maturity
Gestation
152 days
Weaning
Litter size
1 (viviparous)
Litters per year
Inter-litter interval
Weight at birth
137 g
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
696.5 g
Postnatal growth rate
Maximum longevity residual
112%

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 631635
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 589508
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