AnAge entry for Apalone mutica

Classification (HAGRID: 04213)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Reptilia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Testudines (Taxon entry)
                Family: Trionychidae
                    Genus: Apalone
Species
Apalone mutica
Common name
Smooth softshell turtle
Synonyms
Trionyx muticus

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
Not yet established
Observations

In captivity animals may live up to 11 years. Still, longevity in the wild should be higher and some animals are estimated to live over 20 years [0528].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
3,285 days
Male sexual maturity
1,460 days
Adult weight

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 208677
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Taxonomy ID 101490
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