AnAge entry for Ascaphus truei

Classification (HAGRID: 00073)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Amphibia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Anura
                Family: Leiopelmatidae
                    Genus: Ascaphus
Species
Ascaphus truei
Common name
Coastal tailed frog

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
14 years (wild)
Source
ref. 525
Sample size
Medium
Data quality
Acceptable
Observations

In the wild, these animals may live up to 14 years [0525]. Some speculate that females may live 15-20 years and males somewhat less. In inland populations females appear to bread every other year, while in coastal populations may breed every year [0749].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
Male sexual maturity
Incubation
32 days
Metamorphosis
Clutch size
62 (oviparous)
Adult weight

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 173546
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 8439
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