Predictions & Data for this entry

Model: std climate: Df migrate:
COMPLETE = 1.5 ecozone: THp food: biCi
MRE = 0.044 habitat: 0iTi, 0iTf gender: Dg
SMSE = 0.056 embryo: Tl reprod: O

Zero-variate data
tp912.5 902.5 (0.01101)dtime since birth at pubertyEricRauh2009
am3650 3650 (6.258e-05)dlife spanguessed
Ww039.6 41.11 (0.03807)ginitial wet weightEricRauh2009
Wwb 30 28.81 (0.03983)gwet weight at birthEricRauh2009
Wwi900 966.5 (0.0739)gultimate wet weightEricRauh2009
Ri0.01096 0.01091 (0.004726)#/dmaximum reprod rateguessed
Uni-variate data
DatasetFigure(RE)Independent variableDependent variableReference
tW see Fig. 1 (0.1402)time since birthwet weightEricRauh2009
Pseudo-data at Tref
DataGeneralised animalArchaeopteryx lithographicaUnitDescription
v 0.02 0.02527cm/denergy conductance
kap 0.8 0.7565-allocation fraction to soma
kap_R 0.95 0.95-reproduction efficiency
p_M 18 27.15J/^3vol-spec som maint
k_J 0.002 0.0021/dmaturity maint rate coefficient
kap_G 0.8 0.8019-growth efficiency


  • Extinct, lived around 150 Ma ago (ref: Wiki)


  • Neonate growth is possibly retarted by lower body temperature


  • [Wiki]
  • [EricRauh2009] G. M. Erickson, O. W. M. Rauhut, Z. Zhou, A. H. Turner, B. D. Inouye1, D. Hu, and M. A. Norell. Was dinosaurian physiology inherited by birds? Reconciling slow growth in Archaeopteryx. Plos One, 4:e7390, 2009.
  • [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, 2016/10/27

accepted: 2016/10/27

refer to this entry as: AmP Archaeopteryx lithographica version 2016/10/27