AnAge entry for Dasypeltis medici
Classification (HAGRID: 02971)
Class: Reptilia (Taxon entry)
- Dasypeltis medici
- Common name
- East African egg-eating snake
Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits
- Maximum longevity
- 8.6 years (captivity)
- ref. 485
- Sample size
- Data quality
Considering the longevity of similar species, maximum longevity in this species 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