AnAge entry for Stigmochelys pardalis

Classification (HAGRID: 03411)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Reptilia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Testudines (Taxon entry)
                Family: Testudinidae
                    Genus: Stigmochelys
Species
Stigmochelys pardalis
Common name
Leopard tortoise
Synonyms
Geochelone pardalis, Testudo pardalis babcocki

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

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

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
Male sexual maturity
2,009 days
Incubation
365 days
Adult weight
20,000 g

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

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ITIS 949470
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