AnAge entry for Andrias davidianus

Classification (HAGRID: 00121)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Amphibia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Caudata
                Family: Cryptobranchidae
                    Genus: Andrias
Species
Andrias davidianus
Common name
Chinese giant salamander
Synonyms
Andrias davidianus davidianus

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
19.9 years (captivity)
Source
ref. 485
Sample size
Small
Data quality
Questionable
Observations

Considering the longevity of similar species, it is possible that the maximum lifespan of these animals is considerably underestimated.

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
Male sexual maturity
Incubation
55 days
Metamorphosis
Clutch size
500 (oviparous)
Adult weight

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 202085
Animal Diversity Web
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 141262
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