AnAge entry for Pseudacris crucifer

Classification (HAGRID: 00890)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Amphibia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Anura
                Family: Hylidae
                    Genus: Pseudacris
Species
Pseudacris crucifer
Common name
Spring peeper
Synonyms
Hyla crucifer, Hyla crucifer crucifer, Pseudacris crucifer crucifer, Pseudacris crucifer bartramiana, Hyla crucifer bartramiana, Hylodes pickeringii, Parapseudacris crucifer, Hyla crucifera bartramiana

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
Not yet established
Observations

In the wild, these animals may live up to 4 years [0525]. Longevity in captivity has not exceeded 2.2 years, but with few animals being kept. Their maximum lifespan is likely underestimated.

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
912 days
Male sexual maturity
912 days
Incubation
10 days
Metamorphosis
100 days
Clutch size
700 (oviparous)
Adult weight
4 g

Metabolism

Typical body temperature
292ºK or 18.9ºC or 65.9ºF
Resting metabolic rate
0.0010 W
Body mass
0.9 g
Metabolic rate per body mass
0.001167 W/g

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 207303
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 189920
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