AnAge entry for Agkistrodon piscivorus

Classification (HAGRID: 04026)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Reptilia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Squamata
                Family: Viperidae
                    Genus: Agkistrodon
Species
Agkistrodon piscivorus
Common name
Water moccasin
Synonyms
Crotalus piscivorus

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
24.5 years (captivity)
Source
ref. 451
Sample size
Medium
Data quality
Acceptable
Observations
No observations are presently available

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
1,095 days
Male sexual maturity
Litter size
8 (viviparous)
Adult weight

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 174299
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 8715
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