AnAge entry for Taricha rivularis

Classification (HAGRID: 00177)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Amphibia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Caudata
                Family: Salamandridae
                    Genus: Taricha
Species
Taricha rivularis
Common name
Red-bellied newt

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
Not yet established
Observations

Little is known about the longevity of these animals. One specimen lived 9 years in captivity [0485]. Based on survival rates, it is speculated that these animals may live up to 20-30 years [0749].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
1,825 days
Male sexual maturity
1,825 days
Incubation
18 days
Metamorphosis
160 days
Clutch size
10 (oviparous)
Adult weight

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 173621
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 36313
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