AnAge entry for Pteropus poliocephalus

Classification (HAGRID: 02810)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Chiroptera (Taxon entry)
                Family: Pteropodidae
                    Genus: Pteropus
Species
Pteropus poliocephalus
Common name
Gray-headed flying fox

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

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

One specimen about 23.6 years old is still alive in captivity [0671].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
540 days
Male sexual maturity
540 days
Gestation
190 days
Weaning
Litter size
1 (viviparous)
Litters per year
1
Inter-litter interval
Weight at birth
80 g
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
675 g
Postnatal growth rate
Maximum longevity residual
178%

Metabolism

Typical body temperature
310ºK or 36.5ºC or 97.7ºF
Basal metabolic rate
1.7680 W
Body mass
598.0 g
Metabolic rate per body mass
0.002957 W/g

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 631650
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 9403
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