AnAge entry for Rana aurora

Classification (HAGRID: 00923)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Amphibia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Anura
                Family: Ranidae
                    Genus: Rana
Species
Rana aurora
Common name
California red-legged frog
Synonyms
Rana aurora aurora, Rana temporaria aurora, Rana agilis aurora

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
15 years (wild)
Source
ref. 503
Sample size
Medium
Data quality
Acceptable
Observations

Animals living in the north, also called Northern red-legged frogs, appear to develop slower, probably due to the colder water temperatures, and live longer. In California, maximum lifespan is probably around 10 years. Northern frogs also lay fewer eggs.

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

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 173446
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 160496
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