Aporrectodea longa (Black-headed worm):  

Predictions & Data for this entry

Model:  std  

MRE = 0.089
SMSE = 0.076

Zero-variate data
ab_15 61 64 (0.0491)dage at birthButt1993
ab_20 56 51.59 (0.07879)dage at birthButt1993
tp122 146 (0.1967)dtime since birth at pubertyButt1993
am2920 2970 (0.01722)dlife spanguessed
Ww00.05 0.05035 (0.006993)gegg wet weightButt1993
Wwb0.04 0.04173 (0.04315)gwet weight at birthguessed
Wwp3.9 3.344 (0.1426)gwet weight at pubertyButt1993
Wwi4.2 4.928 (0.1734)gultimate wet weightButt1993
Uni-variate data
DatasetFigure(RE)Independent variableDependent variableReference
tW see Fig. 1 (0.1225)time since birthwet weightButt1993
tN see Fig. 2 (0.0632)time since birthcumulative offspringButt1993
Pseudo-data at Tref
DataGeneralised animalAporrectodea longaUnitDescription
v 0.02 0.1665cm/denergy conductance
kap 0.8 0.9758-allocation fraction to soma
kap_R 0.95 0.95-reproduction efficiency
p_M 18 243.6J/d.cm^3vol-spec som maint
k_J 0.002 0.0021/dmaturity maint rate coefficient
kap_G 0.8 0.8031-growth efficiency


  • [Wiki] http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lumbricidea.
  • [Butt1993] K. R. Butt. Reproduction and growth of three deep-burrowing earthworms (Lumbricidae) in laboratory culture in order to assess production for soil restoration. Biol Fertil Soils, 16:135--138, 1993.
  • [Kooy2010] S.A.L.M. Kooijman. Dynamic Energy Budget theory for metabolic organisation. Cambridge Univ. Press, Cambridge, 2010.

Bibtex files with references for this entry

Bas Kooijman, 2013/05/01 (last modified by Bas Kooijman 2016/10/15)

accepted: 2016/10/15

refer to this entry as: AmP Aporrectodea longa version 2016/10/15 bio.vu.nl/thb/deb/deblab/add_my_pet/