AnAge entry for Triturus cristatus

Classification (HAGRID: 00180)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Amphibia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Caudata
                Family: Salamandridae
                    Genus: Triturus
Species
Triturus cristatus
Common name
Northern crested newt

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
28 years (captivity)
Source
ref. 525
Sample size
Medium
Data quality
Acceptable
Observations

In the wild, these animals may live up to 16 years. In captivity they have lived for 28 years [0525].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
Male sexual maturity
Incubation
16 days
Metamorphosis
90 days
Clutch size
225 (oviparous)
Adult weight

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 668401
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 8323
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