Lumbricus terrestris (Common earthworm):  

Predictions & Data for this entry

Model:  std  

MRE = 0.090
SMSE = 0.073

Zero-variate data
ab_15 90 83.25 (0.07504)dage at birthButt1993
ab_20 70 61.92 (0.1154)dage at birthButt1993
tp91.5 85.22 (0.06865)dtime since birth at pubertyButt1993
am2920 2805 (0.03949)dlife spanguessed
Li22.5 20.09 (0.1073)cmultimate total lengthWiki
Ww00.061 0.05592 (0.08334)gegg wet weightButt1993
Wwb0.038 0.04747 (0.2493)gwet weight at birthButt1993
Wwp 5 4.71 (0.05808)gwet weight at pubertyButt1993
Wwi 7 7.536 (0.07658)gultimate wet weightButt1993
Uni-variate data
DatasetFigure(RE)Independent variableDependent variableReference
tW see Fig. 1 (0.03496)time since birthwet weightButt1993
tN see Fig. 2 (0.08121)time since birthcumulative offspringButt1993
Pseudo-data at Tref
DataGeneralised animalLumbricus terrestrisUnitDescription
v 0.02 0.1426cm/denergy conductance
kap 0.8 0.985-allocation fraction to soma
kap_R 0.95 0.95-reproduction efficiency
p_M 18 629.5J/^3vol-spec som maint
k_J 0.002 0.0021/dmaturity maint rate coefficient
kap_G 0.8 0.8066-growth efficiency


  • [Wiki]
  • [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.
  • [HolmOste1991] M. Holmstrup, I. K. Østergaard, A. Nielsen, and B. T. Hansen. The relationship between temperature and cocoon incubation time for some lumbricid earthworm species. edobiologia, 35:179--184, 1991.
  • [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

accepted: 2015/12/07

refer to this entry as: AmP Lumbricus terrestris version 2015/12/07