AnAge entry for Pelophylax nigromaculatus

Classification (HAGRID: 00095)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Amphibia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Anura
                Family: Ranidae
                    Genus: Pelophylax
Species
Pelophylax nigromaculatus
Common name
Black-spotted frog
Synonyms
Rana nigromaculata

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
15 years (wild)
Source
ref. 651
Sample size
Medium
Data quality
Acceptable
Observations

One field study found an increase in mortality in animals age 6 years and older. Eggs from older females were commonly found to be retarded in development and growth, indicating an age-related decline in reproductive ability. Their maximum longevity was calculated to be 15 years [0651].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
730 days
Male sexual maturity
730 days
Incubation
Metamorphosis
Clutch size
2,800 (oviparous)
Adult weight

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 775191
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 8409
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