AnAge entry for Rousettus leschenaultii

Classification (HAGRID: 02024)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Chiroptera (Taxon entry)
                Family: Pteropodidae
                    Genus: Rousettus
Species
Rousettus leschenaultii
Common name
Leschenault's rousette
Synonyms
Rousettus leschenaulti, Pteropus leschenaultii

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

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

In the wild, these animals have been known to live up to 14 years [0424]. One specimen lived 10.9 years in captivity [0671].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
150 days
Male sexual maturity
455 days
Gestation
115 days
Weaning
Litter size
1 (viviparous)
Litters per year
2
Inter-litter interval
Weight at birth
12 g
Weight at weaning
Adult weight
108.25 g
Postnatal growth rate
Maximum longevity residual
140%

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

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ITIS 945995
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