AnAge entry for Varanus niloticus

Classification (HAGRID: 03222)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Reptilia (Taxon entry)
            Order: Squamata
                Family: Varanidae
                    Genus: Varanus
Species
Varanus niloticus
Common name
Nile monitor

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

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

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
1,278 days
Male sexual maturity
1,278 days
Adult weight
2,827 g

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

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ITIS 683047
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Taxonomy ID 62046
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