AnAge entry for Lachesis muta

Classification (HAGRID: 03274)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Reptilia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Squamata
                Family: Viperidae
                    Genus: Lachesis
Species
Lachesis muta
Common name
Bushmaster

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
31.6 years (captivity)
Source
ref. 451
Sample size
Medium
Data quality
Acceptable
Observations
No observations are presently available

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
1,460 days
Male sexual maturity
1,460 days
Gestation
77 days
Litter size
10 (viviparous)
Adult weight

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 209556
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 8752
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