AnAge entry for Kinosternon baurii

Classification (HAGRID: 04171)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Reptilia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Testudines (Taxon entry)
                Family: Kinosternidae
                    Genus: Kinosternon
Species
Kinosternon baurii
Common name
Striped mud turtle
Synonyms
Cinosternum baurii, Kinosternon baurii palmarum

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
49.6 years (captivity)
Source
ref. 528
Sample size
Small
Data quality
Acceptable
Observations

One female captured in Florida lived for 49 years in captivity before being killed in a fire. They likely mature in 5-6 years in the wild but sooner in captivity [0528].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
870 days
Male sexual maturity
690 days
Adult weight

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

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ITIS 173765
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 142482
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