AnAge entry for Dipsosaurus dorsalis

Classification (HAGRID: 03141)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Reptilia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Squamata
                Family: Iguanidae
                    Genus: Dipsosaurus
Species
Dipsosaurus dorsalis
Common name
Desert iguana
Synonyms
Crotaphytus dorsalis

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

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

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
Male sexual maturity
Adult weight
69.5 g

Metabolism

Typical body temperature
306ºK or 32.4ºC or 90.2ºF
Resting metabolic rate
0.0441 W
Body mass
69.5 g
Metabolic rate per body mass
0.000635 W/g

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 173921
Animal Diversity Web
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 51217
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