Aging Cell 2002, 1 (?), 124-131. DOI: 10.1046/j.1474-9718.2002.00020sm.x

Life history, ecology and longevity in bats

Supplementary material to Wilkinson, G.S. and South, J.M. Life history, ecology and longevity in bats. Aging Cell 2002; 1 (2): 124–131.

Table S1 Longevity records and associated life history and ecological variables used in this study.

GenusSpeciesRecord
life span
Progeny
per year
LatitudeColony
size
Female
mass (g)
HibernateCave
roost
DietRecord
source
Reference
Saccopteryxbilineata6.01.00507.9noneveranimalfieldJ. Bradbury and G. Wilkinson, unpubl.
Megadermalyra14.01.0202538.6nosometimesanimalcaptiveBadwaik (1992)
Tadaridabrasiliensis10.01.00100 00011.2noalwaysanimalcaptiveA. Lollar, pers. comm.
Tadaridateniotis13.01.0405035.0nosometimesanimalfieldIbanez & Perez-Jorda (1998)
Noctilioleporinus11.52.001055.9nosometimesanimalcaptiveR. Suthers, unpubl.
Artibeusjamaicensis10.02.002039.8nosometimesfruitcaptiveJones (1982)
Carolliaperspicillata12.42.0010018.9nosometimesfruitcaptiveJones (1982)
Desmodusrotundus19.01.0510037.0nosometimesanimalcaptiveU. Schmidt, pers. comm.
Glossophagasoricina10.02.00509.9nosometimesfruitcaptiveJones (1982)
Macrotuscalifornicus10.41.0255016.0noalwaysanimalfieldTuttle & Stevenson (1982)
Phyllostomusdiscolor9.01.71020043.4nosometimesfruitcaptiveG. Kwiezinski, pers. comm.
Phyllostomushastatus18.01.0010081.0nosometimesanimalfieldGSW, unpublished
Platyrrhinuslineatus10.22.0151322.6nosometimesfruitcaptiveCarey & Judge (2001)
Eidolonhelvum21.81.01050 000325.0nosometimesfruitcaptiveTuttle & Stevenson (1982)
Pteropusgiganteus31.41.0109001021.0noneverfruitcaptiveJones (1982)
Pteropusrodricensis24.11.020 350.0noneverfruitcaptive 
Rousettusaegyptiacus22.91.003000142.0noalwaysfruitcaptiveJones (1982)
Rousettusleschenaulti14.01.015 80.0noalwaysfruitcaptiveBadwaik (1992)
Hipposiderosfulvus13.01.015507.0 sometimesanimalfieldTuttle & Stevenson (1982)
Rhinolophusferrumequinum30.51.04510023.5yessometimesanimalfieldCaubere et al. (1984)
Rhinolophushipposideros21.21.045504.6yessometimesanimalfieldHarmata (1981)
Rhinolophusmegaphyllus7.51.02029.8yesalwaysanimalfieldYoung (2001)
Antrozouspallidus9.12.0356032.0yessometimesanimalfieldTuttle & Stevenson (1982)
Barbastellabarbastellus23.01.042208.0yessometimesanimalfieldSchober & Grimmberger (1997)
Eptesicusfuscus19.02.0305016.9yessometimesanimalfieldHitchcock (1965)
Eptesicusnilssonii15.52.0564013.0yessometimesanimalfieldSchober & Grimmberger (1997)
Eptesicusserotinus19.01.0402023.4yessometimesanimalfieldTuttle & Stevenson (1982)
Lasionycterisnoctivagans12.02.0351210.0yessometimesanimalfieldTuttle & Stevenson (1982)
Lasiuruscinereus12.02.040130.0noneveranimalcaptiveR.L. Timm, unpubl.
Miniopterusschreibersii22.01.530404013.0yessometimesanimalfieldCardinal (2002)
Myotisbechsteini21.01.0421510.5yesneveranimalfieldHenze (1979)
Myotisblythii33.01.03520023.0yessometimesanimalfieldArlettaz et al. (2002)
Myotisbrandti38.01.050307.0yessometimesanimalfieldKhritankov & Ovodov (2001)
Myotisdasycneme20.51.05520015.0yessometimesanimalfieldSchober & Grimmberger (1997)
Myotisdaubentoni28.01.045408.5yessometimesanimalfieldSchober & Grimmberger (1997)
Myotisemarginatus22.71.04010011.0yessometimesanimalfieldDanko (1995)
Myotisevotis22.01.040207.4yessometimesanimalfieldTuttle & Stevenson (1982)
Myotisgrisescens16.51.035100010.5yesalwaysanimalfieldTuttle & Stevenson (1982)
Myotiskeenii18.51.040156.8yessometimesanimalfieldTuttle & Stevenson (1982)
Myotisleibii12.01.038205.6yessometimesanimalfieldParadiso & Greenhall (1967)
Myotislucifugus34.01.0455006.8yessometimesanimalfieldDavis & Hitchcock (1995)
Myotismyotis21.81.04050025.6yessometimesanimalfieldNeverly (1987)
Myotismystacinus24.01.050355.3yessometimesanimalfieldStebbings & Griffith (1986)
Myotisnattereri20.01.042307.5yessometimesanimalfieldStebbings & Griffith (1986)
Myotisnigricans7.03.001004.0noneveranimalfieldWilson & Tyson (1970)
Myotisseptentrionalis19.01.044407.0yessometimesanimalfieldKurta (1995)
Myotissodalis20.01.038207.4yessometimesanimalfieldLaval & Laval (1980)
Myotisthysanodes18.31.0302006.0yessometimesanimalfieldTuttle & Stevenson (1982)
Myotisvelifer11.31.02050011.9yesalwaysanimalfieldTuttle & Stevenson (1982)
Myotisvivesi10.01.025100025.0nosometimesanimalcaptiveTuttle & Stevenson (1982)
Myotisvolans21.01.0402007.0yessometimesanimalfieldTuttle & Stevenson (1982)
Myotisyumanensis8.81.03010006.0 sometimesanimalfieldTuttle & Stevenson (1982)
Nyctalusleisleri16.01.5503016.0yessometimesanimalfieldStebbings & Griffith (1986)
Nyctalusnoctula12.01.5482028.0yesneveranimalfieldSchober & Grimmberger (1997)
Nycticeiushumeralis6.02.33010010.5noneveranimalfieldGSW, unpublished
Pipistrelluskuhlii8.02.010126.0noneveranimalfieldSchober & Grimmberger (1997)
Pipistrellusnathusii11.02.0481010.0yesneveranimalfieldHaensel (1994)
Pipistrelluspipistrellus16.01.2502005.0yessometimesanimalfieldStebbings & Griffith (1986)
Pipistrellussubflavus14.82.032105.3yessometimesanimalfieldTuttle & Stevenson (1982)
Plecotusauritus30.01.052757.2yessometimesanimalfieldLehmann et al. (1992)
Plecotusaustriacus15.01.0452510.5yessometimesanimalfieldCarey & Judge (2001)
Plecotusrafinesque10.11.028408.7yessometimesanimalfieldParadiso & Greenhall (1967)
Plecotustownsendi16.41.036509.0yessometimesanimalfieldParadiso & Greenhall (1967)
Vespertiliomurinus12.02.050100016.0yesneveranimalfieldSchober & Grimmberger (1997)

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