AnAge entry for Desmognathus welteri

Classification (HAGRID: 00139)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Amphibia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Caudata
                Family: Plethodontidae
                    Genus: Desmognathus
Species
Desmognathus welteri
Common name
Black mountain salamander
Synonyms
Desmognathus fuscus welteri

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

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

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
1,642 days
Male sexual maturity
1,642 days
Incubation
Metamorphosis
660 days
Clutch size
26 (oviparous)
Adult weight

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 173644
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 52107
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