AnAge entry for Hoplodactylus maculatus

Classification (HAGRID: 03900)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Reptilia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Squamata
                Family: Gekkonidae
                    Genus: Hoplodactylus
Species
Hoplodactylus maculatus
Common name
Gray gecko

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

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

Compared with other geckos, these animals appear to mature later, feature a lower reproductive output, and live longer. On the predator-free island of Motunau in New Zealand, these animals appear to be relatively long-lived with 10 animals estimated to be at least 36 years old [0581].

Life history traits (averages)

No information is available on life history. Please contact us if you wish to suggest or contribute data.

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

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