Predictions & Data for this entry

Model: std climate: C migrate:
COMPLETE = 2.8 ecozone: THp food: biD
MRE = 0.067 habitat: 0iTh, 0iTf, 0iTi gender: Hh
SMSE = 0.060 embryo: Tt reprod: O

Zero-variate data
ab_15 61 65.1 (0.06715)dage at birthButt1993
ab_20 56 52.48 (0.06294)dage at birthButt1993
tp122 136.2 (0.116)dtime since birth at pubertyButt1993
am2920 2920 (1.516e-05)dlife spanguessed
Ww00.05 0.04887 (0.02259)gegg wet weightButt1993
Wwb0.04 0.04115 (0.02869)gwet weight at birthguessed
Wwp3.9 3.317 (0.1496)gwet weight at pubertyButt1993
Wwi4.2 4.526 (0.0776)gultimate wet weightButt1993
Uni-variate data
DatasetFigure(RE)Independent variableDependent variableReference
tW see Fig. 1 (0.08373)time since birthwet weightButt1993
tN see Fig. 2 (0.05717)time since birthcumulative offspringButt1993
Pseudo-data at Tref
DataGeneralised animalAporrectodea longaUnitDescription
v 0.02 0.04206cm/denergy conductance
kap 0.8 0.9551-allocation fraction to soma
kap_R 0.95 0.475-reproduction efficiency
p_M 18 1476J/^3vol-spec som maint
k_J 0.002 0.0021/dmaturity maint rate coefficient
kap_G 0.8 0.8003-growth efficiency


  • Reproduction efficiency kap_R has been set to 0.95/2 because the species is simultaneous hermaphroditic


  • [Wiki]
  • [Butt1993] K. R. Butt. Reproduction and growth of three deep-burrowing earthworms (Lumbricidae) in laboratory culture in order to assess production for soil restoration. Biol Fertil Soils, 16:135--138, 1993.
  • [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, 2013/05/01 (last modified by Bas Kooijman 2016/10/15)

accepted: 2016/10/15

refer to this entry as: AmP Aporrectodea longa version 2016/10/15