Predictions & Data for this entry

Model: std climate: Af, Am, Aw migrate:
COMPLETE = 1.5 ecozone: TN food: biCi
MRE = 0.002 habitat: 0iTf, 0iTi gender: Dg
SMSE = 0.003 embryo: Tt reprod: O

Zero-variate data
ab137.3 137.4 (0.00137)dage at birthguess
ap1095 1098 (0.002491)dage at pubertyguess
am5512 5560 (0.008725)dlife spanAnAge
Lp45.7 45.53 (0.003612)cmtotal length at puberty for femalesCollZamb1999
Li 75 75.15 (0.002051)cmultimate total lengthBartBart2003
Wwb4.51 4.509 (0.0001165)gwet weight at birthAndreNasc2006
Ww47166.5 166.4 (0.0007681)gwet weight at SV length 47.cmAndreNasc2006
Ri0.04384 0.04385 (0.0003186)#/dmaximum reprod rateCollZamb1999
Pseudo-data at Tref
DataGeneralised animalAmphisbaena albaUnitDescription
v 0.02 0.02034cm/denergy conductance
kap 0.8 0.8079-allocation fraction to soma
kap_R 0.95 0.95-reproduction efficiency
p_M 18 18.24J/^3vol-spec som maint
k_J 0.002 0.0021/dmaturity maint rate coefficient
kap_G 0.8 0.8-growth efficiency


  • [Wiki]
  • [AnAge]
  • [AndreNasc2006] D. V. Andrade, L. B. Nascimento, and A. S. Abe. Habits hidden underground: a review on the reproduction of the Amphisbaenia with notes on four neotropical species. Amphibia-Reptilia, 27:207--217, 2006.
  • [BartBart2003] R. D. Bartlett and P. Bartlett. Reptiles and amphibians of the Amazon, an ecotourists guide. University Press of Florida, Gainesville, 2003.
  • [CollZamb1999] G. R. Colli and D. S. Zamboni. Ecology of the worm-lizard Amphisbaena alba in the Cerrado of central Brazil. Copeia, 3:733--742, 1999.
  • [Kooy2010] S.A.L.M. Kooijman. Dynamic Energy Budget theory for metabolic organisation. Cambridge Univ. Press, Cambridge, 2010.

Bibtex file with references for this entry

Bas Kooijman, 2014/04/26

accepted: 2015/09/25

refer to this entry as: AmP Amphisbaena alba version 2015/09/25