AnAge entry for Desmognathus monticola

Classification (HAGRID: 00136)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Amphibia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Caudata
                Family: Plethodontidae
                    Genus: Desmognathus
Species
Desmognathus monticola
Common name
Seal salamander
Synonyms
Desmognathus monticola jeffersoni, Desmognathus monticola monticola

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
17.7 years (captivity)
Source
ref. 485
Sample size
Tiny
Data quality
Acceptable
Observations
No observations are presently available

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
1,642 days
Male sexual maturity
1,277 days
Incubation
45 days
Metamorphosis
360 days
Clutch size
25 (oviparous)
Adult weight

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 173640
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 52103
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