AnAge entry for Lissotriton vulgaris

Classification (HAGRID: 00167)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Amphibia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Caudata
                Family: Salamandridae
                    Genus: Lissotriton
Species
Lissotriton vulgaris
Common name
Smooth newt
Synonyms
Triturus vulgaris, Lacerta vulgaris, Lophinus vulgaris

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
20 years (captivity)
Source
ref. 525
Sample size
Medium
Data quality
Acceptable
Observations

In northern populations animals tend to mature later and live longer. In Scandinavia, these animals may live up to 14 years [0525]. In captivity they can live for 20 years, and maybe even longer [0525].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
1,095 days
Male sexual maturity
730 days
Incubation
Metamorphosis
Clutch size
180 (oviparous)
Adult weight

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 775922
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 8324
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