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Rousettus leschenaultii (Leschenault's rousette)

Synonyms: Pteropus leschenaultii; Rousettus leschenaulti

Wikipedia Abstract

Leschenault's rousette (Rousettus leschenaultii) is a species of fruit bat found in South and Southeast Asia, in Pakistan, India, Nepal, Assam, Myanmar, Indochina, and Java.This bat is a cave dweller and lives in cooler climates, but also roosts in wells, mines, and artificial caves. Its diet consists of fruit juice and nectar, but it has also been found feeding on molluscs.
View Wikipedia Record: Rousettus leschenaultii

Infraspecies

Attributes

Adult Weight [1]  108 grams
Birth Weight [1]  12 grams
Female Maturity [1]  5 months
Male Maturity [1]  1 year 3 months
Gestation [1]  3 months 25 days
Litter Size [1]  1
Litters / Year [1]  2
Maximum Longevity [1]  14 years

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Ailaoshan Nature Reserve V 332544 Yunnan, China  
Bach Ma National Park II 54733 Viet Nam
Bandhavgarh National Park II 89210 Madhya Pradesh, India  
Dinghushan Nature Reserve V 2320 Guangdong, China  
Doi Chiang Dao Wildlife Sanctuary   Thailand      
Doi Pha Chang Wildlife Sanctuary IV 144177 Thailand  
Erawan National Park II 131204 Thailand
Indravati Tiger Reserve   Chhattishgarh, India      
Kanha Tiger Reserve National Park II 223971 Madhya Pradesh, India
Khao Chamao-Khao Wong National Park II 20311 Thailand
Khao Luang National Park II 143331 Thailand
Khao Soi Dao Wildlife Sanctuary IV 182353 Thailand  
Khao Yai National Park II 542694 Thailand
Khaoen Si Nakarin National Park II 459154 Thailand
Khlong Lan National Park II 104466 Thailand
Laem Son National Park Marine National Park II 69145 Thailand
Mae Tuen Wildlife Sanctuary IV 307947 Thailand  
Manas National Park II 135025 Assam, India
Namdapha National Park II   Arunachal Pradesh, India
Namtok Phlew National Park II 29909 Thailand  
Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve 1364022 India  
Palamau Tiger Reserve National Park II 329056 Bihar, India
Pang Sida National Park II 211956 Thailand
Phou Khao Khoay National Biodiversity Conservation Area VI 447452 Laos  
Phou Loey National Biodiversity Conservation Area VI 376767 Laos  
Phu Khieo Wildlife Sanctuary IV 391278 Thailand  
Royal Chitwan National Park II 292637 Nepal  
Sakaerat Environmental Research Station Biosphere Reserve 19294 Thailand  
Sanjay Gandhi National Park II 439343 Maharashtra, India
Simlipal Tiger Reserve National Park II 103465 Orissa, India  
Thale Noi Non-hunting Area No or Non Hunting Area III   Thailand  
Thap Lan National Park II 550979 Thailand
Ton Nga Chang Wildlife Sanctuary IV 45094 Thailand  
Xishuangbanna Nature Reserve V 567531 Yunnan, China  

Prey / Diet

Anacardium occidentale (cashew)[2]
Annona reticulata (custard apple)[2]
Annona squamosa (sugar apple)[2]
Azadirachta indica (neem)[2]
Borassus flabellifer (toddy palm)[2]
Calophyllum inophyllum (Alexandrian laurel)[2]
Carica papaya (papaya)[2]
Ceiba pentandra (kapoktree)[2]
Ficus benghalensis (Indian banyan)[2]
Ficus religiosa (peepul tree)[2]
Ficus sarmentosa[2]
Guazuma invira (bastardcedar)[2]
Lannea coromandelica[2]
Madhuca longifolia var. latifolia (moa tree)[2]
Mangifera indica (mango)[2]
Manilkara zapota (sapodilla)[2]
Muntingia calabura (strawberrytree)[2]
Musa paradisiaca (Banana)[2]
Pithecellobium dulce (monkeypod)[2]
Polyalthia longifolia[2]
Punica granatum (pomegranate)[2]
Terminalia catappa (india almond)[2]
Vitis vinifera (wine grape)[2]

Prey / Diet Overlap

Competing SpeciesCommon Prey Count
Acridotheres cristatellus (Crested Myna)1
Acridotheres fuscus (Jungle Myna)1
Acridotheres ginginianus (Bank Myna)2
Acridotheres tristis (Common Myna)3
Anthracoceros coronatus (Malabar Pied Hornbill)1
Axis axis (chital)2
Bos frontalis gaurus (gaur)1
Boselaphus tragocamelus (nilgai)2
Buceros bicornis (Great Hornbill)1
Coracina novaehollandiae (Black-faced Cuckooshrike)1
Corvus macrorhynchos (Large-billed Crow)2
Corvus splendens (House Crow)1
Cynopterus brachyotis (lesser short-nosed fruit bat)1
Cynopterus sphinx (greater short-nosed fruit bat)8
Dendrocitta vagabunda (Rufous Treepie)2
Dicaeum agile (Thick-billed Flowerpecker)1
Eudynamys scolopaceus (Asian Koel)2
Galloperdix spadicea (Red Spurfowl)1
Hoolock hoolock hoolock (hoolock gibbon)2
Macaca fuscata (Japanese macaque)1
Macaca mulatta (rhesus monkey)2
Macaca radiata (bonnet macaque)2
Martes foina (Beech Marten)1
Megalaima haemacephala (Coppersmith Barbet)2
Megalaima zeylanica (Brown-headed Barbet)2
Melursus ursinus (Sloth Bear)4
Monticola solitarius (Blue Rock Thrush)2
Nycticebus coucang (slow Loris)1
Ocyceros birostris (Indian Grey Hornbill)2
Ocyceros gingalensis (Sri Lankan Grey Hornbill)1
Ocyceros griseus (Malabar Grey Hornbill)1
Oriolus oriolus (Eurasian Golden Oriole)2
Oriolus xanthornus (Black-hooded Oriole)1
Psittacula krameri (Rose-ringed Parakeet)1
Pteropus giganteus (Indian flying fox)19
Pteropus hypomelanus (variable flying fox)3
Pteropus vampyrus (large flying fox)1
Pycnonotus aurigaster (Sooty-headed Bulbul)1
Pycnonotus cafer (Red-vented Bulbul)2
Pycnonotus jocosus (Red-whiskered Bulbul)2
Pycnonotus luteolus (White-browed Bulbul)2
Pygathrix nemaeus (Douc langur)1
Rhinoceros unicornis (Indian rhinoceros)1
Rhyticeros narcondami (Narcondam Hornbill)1
Semnopithecus entellus (Hanuman langur)4
Sus scrofa (wild boar)1
Tephrodornis pondicerianus (Common Woodshrike)1
Trachypithecus pileatus (capped leaf monkey)2
Treron phoenicopterus (Yellow-footed Green Pigeon)2
Viverricula indica (Small Indian Civet)1
Vulpes bengalensis (Bengal Fox)3
Zosterops palpebrosus (Oriental White-eye)1

Consumers

Parasitized by 
Thaumapsylla breviceps orientalis[3]

Distribution

Southern Asia;

Photos

Citations

Attributes / relations provided by 1de Magalhaes, J. P., and Costa, J. (2009) A database of vertebrate longevity records and their relation to other life-history traits. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 22(8):1770-1774 2Sudhakaran, M.R. & P.S. Doss (2012). Food and foraging preferences of three pteropo- did bats in southern India. Journal of Threatened Taxa 4(1): 2295-2303 3International Flea Database
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