Predictions & Data for this entry

Model: std climate: C migrate:
COMPLETE = 2.5 ecozone: THp food: biD
MRE = 0.120 habitat: 0iTh, 0iTf, 0iTi gender: Hh
SMSE = 0.281 embryo: Tt reprod: O

Zero-variate data
ab 92 7.885 (0.9143)dage at birthBindBayl2007
tp 42 43.8 (0.04279)dtime since birth at pubertyBindBayl2007
am1460 1460 (2.863e-05)dlife spanBindBayl2007
Lb1.4 1.4 (0.0001554)cmtotal length at birthBindBayl2007
Lp5.2 5.158 (0.008019)cmtotal length at pubertyBindBayl2007
Li 7 7.056 (0.007937)cmultimate total lengthBindBayl2007
Wwb0.00287 0.00308 (0.07301)gwet weight at birthBindBayl2007
Wwp0.159 0.154 (0.03168)gwet weight at pubertyBindBayl2007
Wwi0.386 0.394 (0.02072)gultimate wet weightBindBayl2007
Ri0.777 0.7775 (0.0006288)#/dmaximum reprod rateHolmOste1991
Uni-variate data
DatasetFigure(RE)Independent variableDependent variableReference
tW see Fig. 1 (0.2197)time since birthwet weightKooy1993
Pseudo-data at Tref
DataGeneralised animalDendrobaena octaedraUnitDescription
v 0.02 0.02081cm/denergy conductance
kap 0.8 0.7986-allocation fraction to soma
kap_R 0.95 0.475-reproduction efficiency
p_M 18 4984J/^3vol-spec som maint
k_J 0.002 0.0021/dmaturity maint rate coefficient
kap_G 0.8 0.8002-growth efficiency


  • Growth data are for D. veneta and assumed to differ by {p_Am} only, via large f_tL
  • Reproduction efficiency kap_R has been set to 0.95/2 because the species is simultaneous hermaphroditic


  • [Wiki]
  • [BindBayl2007] A. M. Bindesbøl, M. Bayley, C. Damgaard, and M. Holmstrup. Life-history traits and population growth rate in the laboratory of the earthworm Dendrobaena octaedra cultured in copper-contaminated soil. Applied Soil Ecology, 35:46--56, 2007.
  • [HolmOste1991] M. Holmstrup, I. K. Østergaard, A. Nielsen, and B. T. Hansen. The relationship between temperature and cocoon incubation time for some lumbricid earthworm species. Pedobiologia, 35:179--184, 1991.
  • [Kooy1993] S.A.L.M. Kooijman. Dynamic Energy Budgets in biological systems. Cambridge Univ. Press, Cambridge, 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, 2009/07/18

accepted: 2015/12/07

refer to this entry as: AmP Dendrobaena octaedra version 2015/12/07