AnAge entry for Pteropus pumilus

Classification (HAGRID: 02017)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Chiroptera (Taxon entry)
                Family: Pteropodidae
                    Genus: Pteropus
Species
Pteropus pumilus
Common name
Little golden-mantled flying fox

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

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

One 17.2 years old specimen is still alive in captivity [0671].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
Male sexual maturity
Gestation
Weaning
Litter size
(viviparous)
Litters per year
2
Inter-litter interval
Weight at birth
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
200 g
Postnatal growth rate
Maximum longevity residual
156%

Metabolism

Typical body temperature
309ºK or 36.1ºC or 97.0ºF
Basal metabolic rate
0.7050 W
Body mass
194.2 g
Metabolic rate per body mass
0.003630 W/g

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 631652
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 161598
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