AnAge entry for Ambystoma tigrinum

Classification (HAGRID: 00940)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Amphibia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Caudata
                Family: Ambystomatidae
                    Genus: Ambystoma
Species
Ambystoma tigrinum
Common name
Tiger salamander
Synonyms
Ambystoma tigrinum tigrinum, Salamandra tigrina

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
25 years (captivity)
Source
ref. 485
Sample size
Medium
Data quality
Acceptable
Observations

Age-related changes have been described in the retina of these animals [0027]. On average, they may live 12-15 years in the wild [0440].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
1,460 days
Male sexual maturity
1,460 days
Incubation
28 days
Metamorphosis
Clutch size
37 (oviparous)
Adult weight
9.402 g

Metabolism

Typical body temperature
291ºK or 17.9ºC or 64.1ºF
Resting metabolic rate
0.0020 W
Body mass
3.2 g
Metabolic rate per body mass
0.000611 W/g

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 173592
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 8305
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