AnAge entry for Dasypeltis atra
Classification (HAGRID: 02970)
Class: Reptilia (Taxon entry)
- Dasypeltis atra
- Common name
- Montane egg eater
Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits
- Maximum longevity
- Not yet established
Not much is known about the longevity of these animals, though they have been reported to live up to 5.2 years . Considering the longevity of similar species, maximum longevity could be significantly underestimated.
Life history traits (averages)
- No information is available on life history. Please contact us if you wish to suggest or contribute data.
No information on metabolism is available.
-  Andrew Snider and J. Bowler (1992), Longevity of Reptiles and Amphibians in North American Collections, Second Edition