AnAge entry for Geochelone elegans

Classification (HAGRID: 03400)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Reptilia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Testudines (Taxon entry)
                Family: Testudinidae
                    Genus: Geochelone
Species
Geochelone elegans
Common name
Indian star tortoise
Synonyms
Testudo stellata, Testudo actinodes, Testudo megalopus

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
24.3 years (captivity)
Source
ref. 451
Sample size
Large
Data quality
Acceptable
Observations
No observations are presently available

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
3,650 days
Male sexual maturity
Adult weight
4,225 g

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 551777
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 180179
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