Chironomus riparius (Harlequin fly):  

Parameter values for this entry

Model:  hep  

Primary parameters at reference temperature (20 deg. C)
symbol value units description
p_Am 1083.99 J/^2{p_Am}, spec assimilation flux
F_m 6.5 l/^2{F_m}, max spec searching rate
kap_X 0.8 -digestion efficiency of food to reserve
kap_P 0.1 -faecation efficiency of food to faeces
v 0.0094251 cm/denergy conductance
kap 0.65716 -allocation fraction to soma
kap_R 0.95 -reproduction efficiency
p_M 7915.43 J/^3[p_M], vol-spec somatic maint
p_T 0 J/^2{p_T}, surf-spec somatic maint
k_J 0.002 1/dmaturity maint rate coefficient
E_G 4400 J/cm^3[E_G], spec cost for structure
E_Hb 0.000882 Jmaturity at birth
E_Hp 0.007381 Jmaturity at puberty
E_Rj 34759.6 J/cm^3reproduction buffer density at pupation
h_a 5.361 1/d^2Weibull aging acceleration
s_G 1 -Gompertz stress coefficient
Parameters specific for this entry at reference temperature (20 deg. C)
symbol value units description
E_He 0.007381 Jmaturity at emergence
del_M 0.043598 -shape coefficient for larva length
f 1 -scaled functional response for 0-var and ad libitum data
f1 0.47684 -sc. funct. res. 0.1 mg tetramin per ind
f2 0.5875 -sc. funct. res. 0.2 mg tetramin per ind
f3 0.67064 -sc. funct. res. 0.3 mg tetramin per ind
f4 0.9085 -sc. funct. res. 0.4 mg tetramin per ind
kapV 0.7 -conversion efficiency from larval reserve to larval structure, back to imago reserve
z_m 0.071312 -zoom factor for males
Temperature parameters
symbol value units description
T_A 9511.81 KArrhenius temperature
T_ref 293.15 KReference temperature
Chemical parameters
Food Structure Reserve Faeces
Chemical potentials (J/C-mol) 525000 500000 550000480000
Specific density for dry weight (g/cm^3) 0.17 0.17 0.170.17
Food Structure Reserve Faeces
Chemical indices for organicsCarbon 1 111
Hydrogen 1.8
Oxygen 0.5
Nitrogen 0.15
Chemical indices for mineralsCarbon 1 000
Hydrogen 0 203
Oxygen 2 120
Nitrogen 0 001