AnAge entry for Eublepharis macularius

Classification (HAGRID: 03891)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Reptilia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Squamata
                Family: Gekkonidae
                    Genus: Eublepharis
Species
Eublepharis macularius
Common name
Leopard gecko

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
28.5 years (captivity)
Source
ref. 451
Sample size
Large
Data quality
Acceptable
Observations

It is estimated that these animals may live up to 30 years in the wild [0448]. Record longevity in captivity is 28.5 years, though [0451].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
400 days
Male sexual maturity
400 days
Incubation
55 days
Clutch size
2 (oviparous)
Adult weight

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 481883
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