AnAge entry for Desmognathus quadramaculatus

Classification (HAGRID: 00138)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Amphibia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Caudata
                Family: Plethodontidae
                    Genus: Desmognathus
Species
Desmognathus quadramaculatus
Common name
Black-bellied salamander
Synonyms
Salamandra quadra-maculata, Desmognathus quadramaculatus amphileucus, Salamandra quadramaculata, Desmognathus quadramaculatus quadramaculatus

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

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

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
1,280 days
Male sexual maturity
1,280 days
Incubation
Metamorphosis
Clutch size
25 (oviparous)
Adult weight
14.34 g

Metabolism

Typical body temperature
288ºK or 14.9ºC or 58.7ºF
Resting metabolic rate
0.0041 W
Body mass
14.1 g
Metabolic rate per body mass
0.000291 W/g

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 173642
Animal Diversity Web
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Encyclopaedia of Life
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 52105
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