AnAge entry for Scaphiopus couchii

Classification (HAGRID: 00928)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Amphibia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Anura
                Family: Scaphiopodidae
                    Genus: Scaphiopus
Species
Scaphiopus couchii
Common name
Couch spadefoot toad

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
6.7 years (captivity)
Source
ref. 485
Sample size
Small
Data quality
Questionable
Observations

There are estimates that most of the breeding population is between 5 and 10 years old, and the maximum longevity may be 13 years for females and 11 years for males [0749]. Further studies are necessary.

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
Male sexual maturity
Incubation
Metamorphosis
Clutch size
3,000 (oviparous)
Adult weight

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 173429
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 85089
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