AnAge entry for Saccopteryx bilineata

Classification (HAGRID: 01974)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Mammalia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Chiroptera (Taxon entry)
                Family: Emballonuridae
                    Genus: Saccopteryx
Species
Saccopteryx bilineata
Common name
Greater sac-winged bat
Synonyms
Urocryptus bilineatus

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
6 years (wild)
Source
ref. 424
Sample size
Medium
Data quality
Acceptable
Observations

One study on greater sac-winged bats reported that individuals with higher white blood cell counts and immunoglobulin concentrations had decreased changes of survival, indicating that there may be a trade-off between immunological defences and other costly life-history traits in these animals [1199].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
365 days
Male sexual maturity
Gestation
Weaning
60 days
Litter size
1 (viviparous)
Litters per year
1
Inter-litter interval
Weight at birth
3.49 g
Weight at weaning
6.8 g
Adult weight
7.9 g
Postnatal growth rate
Maximum longevity residual
89%

Metabolism

Typical body temperature
309ºK or 35.5ºC or 95.9ºF
Basal metabolic rate
0.0810 W
Body mass
7.8 g
Metabolic rate per body mass
0.010385 W/g

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 631723
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 59482
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