Plethodon cinereus (Red-backed salamander):  

Predictions & Data for this entry

Model:  std  

COMPLETE = 2.5
MRE = 0.043
SMSE = 0.065

Zero-variate data
DataObservedPredicted(RE)UnitDescriptionReference
ab 49 50.87 (0.03821)dage at birthamphibiaweb
tp730 751.6 (0.02958)dtime since birth at pubertyAnAge
am9125 9085 (0.004368)dlife spanAnAge
Lb1.9 1.937 (0.01944)cmtotal length at birthEoL
Lp5.5 5.143 (0.06494)cmtotal length at puberty Nage1977
Lpm6.6 6.598 (0.0002899)cmSVL at puberty for malesamphibiaweb
Li 10 10.42 (0.04201)cmultimate total lengthWiki
Wwi0.8 0.7956 (0.005458)gultimate wet weightAnAge
Ri0.02329 0.02359 (0.01304)#/dmaximum reprod rate Wiki, Sayl1966
Uni-variate data
DatasetFigure(RE)Independent variableDependent variableReference
LdL see Fig. 1 (68.2)total lengthchange in total lengthBiddGran2017
tL_f see Fig. 2 (0.02069)time since birthtotal lengthLeclLeva2006
tL_m see Fig. 2 (0.02845)time since birthtotal lengthLeclLeva2006
LN see Fig. 3 (0.2506)total length2 yr fecundityNage1977
Pseudo-data at Tref
DataGeneralised animalPlethodon cinereusUnitDescription
v 0.02 0.02583cm/denergy conductance
kap 0.8 0.904-allocation fraction to soma
kap_R 0.95 0.95-reproduction efficiency
p_M 18 24.82J/d.cm^3vol-spec som maint
k_J 0.002 0.0021/dmaturity maint rate coefficient
kap_G 0.8 0.8018-growth efficiency

Facts

  • Males slightly smaller than females (ref: EoL)
  • The larval stage is passed within the egg capsule (ref: EoL)

Discussion

  • Males are assumed to differ from females by E_Hm and {p_Am} only

Acknowledgment

  • Eric Liebgold kindly helped collecting data for this entry

Bibliography

  • Wiki
  • Kooy2010
  • BiddGran2017
  • Nage1977
  • Sayl1966
  • amphibiaweb
  • AnAge
  • EoL

Bibtex files with references for this entry


Bas Kooijman, 2017/10/19

accepted: 2017/10/19

refer to this entry as: AmP Plethodon cinereus version 2017/10/19 bio.vu.nl/thb/deb/deblab/add_my_pet/