AnAge entry for Pteropus voeltzkowi

Classification (HAGRID: 02021)

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

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
Not yet established
Observations

Little is known about the longevity of these animals, but one specimen was still alive after 10.3 years in captivity [0671].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
Male sexual maturity
Gestation
152 days
Weaning
Litter size
1 (viviparous)
Litters per year
1
Inter-litter interval
Weight at birth
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
527.5 g
Postnatal growth rate

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 631664
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 589509
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