AnAge entry for Gyrinophilus porphyriticus

Classification (HAGRID: 00969)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Amphibia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Caudata
                Family: Plethodontidae
                    Genus: Gyrinophilus
Species
Gyrinophilus porphyriticus
Common name
Northern spring salamander
Synonyms
Salamandra porphyritica, Pseudotriton duryi

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
18.5 years (captivity)
Source
ref. 485
Sample size
Small
Data quality
Acceptable
Observations

At higher elevations maturity is reached about one year later [0528]. They become sexual mature soon after metamorphosing [0749].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
1,460 days
Male sexual maturity
1,460 days
Incubation
Metamorphosis
1,460 days
Clutch size
61 (oviparous)
Adult weight

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 173715
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 134760
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