AnAge entry for Emys orbicularis
Classification (HAGRID: 03326)
Class: Reptilia (Taxon entry)
Order: Testudines (Taxon entry)
- Emys orbicularis
- Common name
- European pond turtle
Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits
- Maximum longevity
- 120 years (captivity)
- ref. 527
- Sample size
- Data quality
An animal of this species was reportedly kept in a botanical garden in the south of France for 120 years . Although unverified, it is plausible these animals live over a century.
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.