AnAge entry for Rousettus aegyptiacus

Classification (HAGRID: 02022)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Chiroptera (Taxon entry)
                Family: Pteropodidae
                    Genus: Rousettus
Species
Rousettus aegyptiacus
Common name
Egyptian rousette
Synonyms
Rousettus egyptiacus

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
22.9 years (wild)
Source
ref. 424
Sample size
Large
Data quality
Acceptable
Observations
No observations are presently available

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
365 days
Male sexual maturity
365 days
Gestation
116 days
Weaning
122 days
Litter size
1 (viviparous)
Litters per year
2
Inter-litter interval
Weight at birth
21.06 g
Weight at weaning
73.8 g
Adult weight
125 g
Postnatal growth rate
0.0149 days-1 (from Gompertz function)
Maximum longevity residual
224%

Metabolism

Typical body temperature
308ºK or 34.8ºC or 94.6ºF
Basal metabolic rate
0.6840 W
Body mass
146.0 g
Metabolic rate per body mass
0.004685 W/g

References

External Resources

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