AnAge entry for Heterodon platirhinos

Classification (HAGRID: 02990)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Reptilia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Squamata
                Family: Colubridae
                    Genus: Heterodon
Species
Heterodon platirhinos
Common name
Eastern hognose snake
Synonyms
Heterodon platyrhinos, Heterodon platyrhinos platyrhinos, Heterodon platyrhinos browni, Heterodon browni

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
9.1 years
Source
ref. 528
Sample size
Medium
Data quality
Questionable
Observations

Considering the longevity of similar species, maximum longevity in this species could be significantly underestimated.

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
730 days
Male sexual maturity
730 days
Adult weight

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

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ITIS 563935
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 8597
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