Data about Chaerephon
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Glossary for Chaerephon
- age at first birth
- Age at which females give birth to their first litter, or their young attach to teats or hatch out
- body length (VT)
- The distance from point to point along the longest axis of the body of an organism.
- body mass
- The amount of matter in the body of an organism.
- clutch/brood/litter size
- Single birth offspring quantity. The proportion or number of offspring produced from a single pregnancy (mammals) or ovulation (fish) or nesting (birds).
- forelimb length
- The distance from point to point along the longest axis of the anterior/superior jointed appendages used for locomotion or grasping.
- gestation period duration
- The length of time between when a fertilized egg implants in the wall of the uterus and the birth of offspring.
- litters per year
- Number of litters per female per year
- onset of fertility
- The age at which an organism develops the ability to produce live offspring.
- total life span
- The full period of time from birth to death of an organism.
- weaning age
- Age when primary nutritional dependency on the mother ends and independent foraging begins to make a major contribution to the offspring’s energy requirements.
For some attributes EOL determines the span of values available for a taxon across all sources.
|Trait||Values||Record Count||Taxa Count|
|age at first birth||152.08 to 152.08 days||1||1|
|body length (VT)||3.63 to 3.63 cm||1||1|
|body mass||3.63 to 21.83 g||15||13|
|clutch/brood/litter size||0.99 to 1.0||4||4|
|forelimb length||3.65 to 5.1 cm||13||13|
|gestation period duration||62.57 to 88.64 days||3||3|
|litters per year||2.0 to 3.0||2||2|
|onset of fertility||140.97 to 140.97 days||1||1|
|total life span||5.0 to 5.0 years||1||1|
|weaning age||24.5 to 72.83 days||2||2|
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