Predictions & Data for this entry

Model: std climate: BS migrate:
COMPLETE = 1.0 ecozone: THn food: biH
MRE = 0.031 habitat: 0iTi, 0iTs gender: Dg
SMSE = 0.039 embryo: Ts reprod: O

Zero-variate data
tp3650 3668 (0.004942)dtime since birth at pubertyGrieKlei2013
am3.65e+04 3.64e+04 (0.002874)dlife spanlearning
Wwb1e+04 9987 (0.001304)gwet weight at birthlearning
Wwi1.9e+07 1.976e+07 (0.03995)gultimate wet weightGrieKlei2013
Ri0.08219 0.08126 (0.01139)#/dmaximum reprod ratewild guess
Uni-variate data
DatasetFigure(RE)Independent variableDependent variableReference
tW see Fig. 1 (0.09478)time since birthwet weightGrieKlei2013
tW1 see Fig. 1 (0.06338)time since birthwet weightGrieKlei2013
Pseudo-data at Tref
DataGeneralised animalApatosaurus specUnitDescription
v 0.02 0.02304cm/denergy conductance
kap 0.8 0.923-allocation fraction to soma
kap_R 0.95 0.95-reproduction efficiency
p_M 18 19.13J/^3vol-spec som maint
k_J 0.002 0.0021/dmaturity maint rate coefficient
kap_G 0.8 0.8-growth efficiency


  • Extinct, lived 154 till 150 Ma ago (ref: livescience)


  • Growth data concern specimen BYU 601-17328
  • Several data are very speculative, such as T, Wwb, Ri
  • Neonate growth is possibly retarted by lower body temperature


Bibtex file with references for this entry

Bas Kooijman, 2016/10/22

accepted: 2016/10/25

refer to this entry as: AmP Apatosaurus spec version 2016/10/25