AnAge entry for Lampropeltis getula

Classification (HAGRID: 03798)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Reptilia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Squamata
                Family: Colubridae
                    Genus: Lampropeltis
Species
Lampropeltis getula
Common name
Common kingsnake
Synonyms
Lampropeltis getulus

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

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

Increased reproductive output with age has been reported in these animals [0019].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
1,095 days
Male sexual maturity
1,095 days
Adult weight

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

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ITIS 209247
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 94887
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