AnAge entry for Pyxicephalus adspersus

Classification (HAGRID: 00909)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Amphibia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Anura
                Family: Pyxicephalidae
                    Genus: Pyxicephalus
Species
Pyxicephalus adspersus
Common name
African bullfrog

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

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

These are the largest South African amphibians, with males reaching 1400g [0749].

Life history traits (averages)

No information is available on life history. Please contact us if you wish to suggest or contribute data.

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

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ITIS 665251
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Taxonomy ID 30357
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