AnAge entry for Natrix natrix

Classification (HAGRID: 03006)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Reptilia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Squamata
                Family: Colubridae
                    Genus: Natrix
Species
Natrix natrix
Common name
Grass snake

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
20 years (captivity)
Source
ref. 451
Sample size
Medium
Data quality
Acceptable
Observations

These animals show gradual senescence [0019].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
1,460 days
Male sexual maturity
1,460 days
Adult weight
96.25 g

Metabolism

Typical body temperature
290ºK or 17.1ºC or 62.8ºF
Resting metabolic rate
0.0295 W
Body mass
94.2 g
Metabolic rate per body mass
0.000313 W/g

References

External Resources

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ITIS 700799
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 100823
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