AnAge entry for Hyla versicolor

Classification (HAGRID: 00883)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Amphibia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Anura
                Family: Hylidae
                    Genus: Hyla
Species
Hyla versicolor
Common name
Gray treefrog
Synonyms
Hyla versicolor versicolor, Hyla versicolor phaeocrypta

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
7.8 years (captivity)
Source
ref. 543
Sample size
Medium
Data quality
Acceptable
Observations

One gray treefrog lived 7.8 years in captivity but it is not clear whether it was a specimen of this species or of the Cope's gray treefrog (/Hyla chrysoscelis/). Given the longevity of similar species, however, it is likely that maximum longevity of these animals is higher.

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
730 days
Male sexual maturity
730 days
Incubation
4 days
Metamorphosis
25 days
Clutch size
1,800 (oviparous)
Adult weight
7.2 g

Metabolism

Typical body temperature
290ºK or 17.4ºC or 63.2ºF
Resting metabolic rate
0.0043 W
Body mass
7.0 g
Metabolic rate per body mass
0.000621 W/g

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 173503
Animal Diversity Web
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Encyclopaedia of Life
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 30343
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