AnAge entry for Macrochelys temminckii

Classification (HAGRID: 04142)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Reptilia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Testudines (Taxon entry)
                Family: Chelydridae
                    Genus: Macrochelys
Species
Macrochelys temminckii
Common name
Alligator snapping turtle
Synonyms
Macroclemys temminckii, Chelonura temminckii

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

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

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
4,015 days
Male sexual maturity
4,015 days
Incubation
120 days
Clutch size
30 (oviparous)
Adult weight
58,500 g

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 668671
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 571338
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