AnAge entry for Glyptemys insculpta

Classification (HAGRID: 03327)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Reptilia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Testudines (Taxon entry)
                Family: Emydidae
                    Genus: Glyptemys
Species
Glyptemys insculpta
Common name
Wood turtle
Synonyms
Clemmys insculpta, Testudo insculpta, Emys speciosa levigata

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
60 years (captivity)
Source
ref. 1
Sample size
Small
Data quality
Acceptable
Observations

Unverified, albeit plausible, reports suggest these animals may live up to 60 years in captivity [0001].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
5,840 days
Male sexual maturity
5,840 days
Adult weight

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

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ITIS 668669
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 335392
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