AnAge entry for Pteropus rodricensis

Classification (HAGRID: 02813)

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

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

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

One specimen was at least 28 years old when it died in captivity [0671].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
Male sexual maturity
Gestation
198 days
Weaning
Litter size
1 (viviparous)
Litters per year
1
Inter-litter interval
Weight at birth
45 g
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
350 g
Postnatal growth rate
Maximum longevity residual
234%

Metabolism

Typical body temperature
310ºK or 36.5ºC or 97.7ºF
Basal metabolic rate
0.7530 W
Body mass
254.5 g
Metabolic rate per body mass
0.002959 W/g

References

External Resources

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ITIS 203459
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 77216
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