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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. The scientific name of the species was first published by Desmarest in 1820.
View Wikipedia Record: Rousettus leschenaultii

Infraspecies

Attributes

Adult Weight [1]  108 grams
Birth Weight [1]  12 grams
Diet [2]  Frugivore, Nectarivore
Diet - Fruit [2]  60 %
Diet - Nectar [2]  40 %
Forages - Arboreal [2]  100 %
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
Nocturnal [2]  Yes

Protected Areas

Prey / Diet

Prey / Diet Overlap

Predators

Bubo bubo bengalensis (Rock Eagle-owl)[4]

Consumers

Parasitized by 
Thaumapsylla breviceps orientalis[5]

Distribution

Southern Asia;

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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
2Hamish Wilman, Jonathan Belmaker, Jennifer Simpson, Carolina de la Rosa, Marcelo M. Rivadeneira, and Walter Jetz. 2014. EltonTraits 1.0: Species-level foraging attributes of the world's birds and mammals. Ecology 95:2027
3Sudhakaran, 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
4Pande, S. & N. Dahanukar (2011). The diet of Indian Eagle Owl Bubo bengalensis and its agronomic significance. Journal of Threatened Taxa 3(8): 2011–2017.
5International Flea Database
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