AnAge entry for Rhinolophus megaphyllus

Classification (HAGRID: 02028)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Chiroptera (Taxon entry)
                Family: Rhinolophidae
                    Genus: Rhinolophus
Species
Rhinolophus megaphyllus
Common name
Smaller horseshoe bat

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
Not yet established
Observations

A captured juvenile female was 7.5 years old [0563]. Considering the longevity of similar species, however, maximum longevity could be much longer and is thus classified as unknown.

Life history traits (averages)

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

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 631445
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 76836
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