Pterodaustro guinazui (Pterodaustro):  

Predictions & Data for this entry

Model:  std  

MRE = 0.118
SMSE = 0.120

Zero-variate data
tp730 731.5 (0.00201)dtime since birth at pubertyChinCodo2008
am2555 2546 (0.003633)dlife spanChinCodo2008
Lb 3 4.519 (0.5065)cmskull length at birthChinCodo2008
Li 29 28.67 (0.01154)cmskull lengthWiki
Ww0 30 24.64 (0.1786)ginitial wet weightWiki
Wwi4500 5385 (0.1966)gultimate wet weightjurassicpark
Ri0.01644 0.01649 (0.003059)#/dmaximum reprod ratewild guess
Uni-variate data
DatasetFigure(RE)Independent variableDependent variableReference
tL see Fig. 1 (0.04434)time since birthskull lengthChinCodo2008
Pseudo-data at Tref
DataGeneralised animalPterodaustro guinazuiUnitDescription
v 0.02 0.03409cm/denergy conductance
kap 0.8 0.9756-allocation fraction to soma
kap_R 0.95 0.95-reproduction efficiency
p_M 18 30.13J/^3vol-spec som maint
k_J 0.002 0.0021/dmaturity maint rate coefficient
kap_G 0.8 0.7986-growth efficiency


  • Extinct, lived around 105 Ma ago (ref: reptileevolution)
  • Wing diameter up to 250 cm (ref: Wiki)


  • Several data are very speculative, such as T, Wwb, Ri
  • Generalised logistic growth is assumed to account for retarded neonate growth due to lower body temperature


Bibtex files with references for this entry

Bas Kooijman, 2016/10/28

accepted: 2016/11/01

refer to this entry as: AmP Pterodaustro guinazui version 2016/11/01