Pseudemydura umbrina (Western swamp turtle):  

Predictions & Data for this entry

Model:  std  

MRE = 0.098
SMSE = 0.090

Zero-variate data
ab250 251.2 (0.004792)dage at birthArna2015
tp4015 3205 (0.2017)dtime since birth at pubertyArna2015
am3.65e+04 3.649e+04 (0.0003825)dlife spanArna2015
Lb2.6 2.697 (0.03715)cmtotal length at birthArna2015
Lp10.7 11.93 (0.1153)cmtotal length at pubertyArna2015
Li13.1 12.61 (0.03757)cmultimate total lengthArna2015
Wwb5.2 4.635 (0.1086)gwet weight at birthArna2015
Wwp236.5 271.5 (0.148)gwet weight at pubertyArna2015
Wwi417 473.8 (0.1362)gultimate wet weightArna2015
Ri0.0137 0.01287 (0.06046)#/dmaximum reprod rateArna2015
Uni-variate data
DatasetFigure(RE)Independent variableDependent variableReference
tL see Fig. 1 (0.06898)time since birthsnout to vent lengthArna2015
LW see Fig. 2 (0.1042)snout to vent lengthwet weightArna2015
tW see Fig. 3 (0.2137)agewet weightArna2015
TJO see Fig. 4 (0.134)tempspecific O2 consumptionArna2015
Pseudo-data at Tref
DataGeneralised animalPseudemydura umbrinaUnitDescription
v 0.02 0.08658cm/denergy conductance
kap 0.8 0.5179-allocation fraction to soma
kap_R 0.95 0.95-reproduction efficiency
p_M 18 37.51J/^3vol-spec som maint
k_J 0.002 0.0021/dmaturity maint rate coefficient
kap_G 0.8 0.8051-growth efficiency


  • mating occurs just after torpor in the pond, egg laying just before torpor; torpor seems required for reproduction (ref: Arna2015)


  • neonates do not experience torpor, but late juveniles and adults do implemented by letting f switch backwards and forwards from f_zoo to 0


  • Wiki
  • Kooy2010
  • ArnaKuch2014
  • MitcNels2006
  • Arna2015

Bibtex files with references for this entry

Sophie Arnall, Michael Kearney, 2013/05/03 (last modified by Bas Kooijman 2017/10/11)

accepted: 2017/10/11

refer to this entry as: AmP Pseudemydura umbrina version 2017/10/11