Predictions & Data for this entry

Model: std climate: Csb migrate: TT
COMPLETE = 2.4 ecozone: THn food: biCi
MRE = 0.074 habitat: 0bFc, biTf gender: Dg
SMSE = 0.075 embryo: Fnf reprod: O

Zero-variate data
ab213.5 184 (0.1379)dage at birthADW
tj640.5 726.8 (0.1347)dtime since birth at metamADW
tp2008 1988 (0.009871)dtime since birth at pubertyADW
am6168 6167 (0.0002172)dlife spanAnAge
Lb 3 3.504 (0.1682)cmtotal length at birthADW
Lj13.2 10.59 (0.1974)cmtotal length at metamADW
Lp19.2 19.39 (0.01007)cmtotal length at puberty amphibiaweb
Li 34 35.7 (0.05003)cmultimate total lengthWiki
Wwi114 115.9 (0.01647)gultimate wet weightADW
Ri0.3014 0.2966 (0.01568)#/dmaximum reprod rateADW
Pseudo-data at Tref
DataGeneralised animalDicamptodon tenebrosusUnitDescription
v 0.02 0.0101cm/denergy conductance
kap 0.8 0.652-allocation fraction to soma
kap_R 0.95 0.95-reproduction efficiency
p_M 18 26.54J/^3vol-spec som maint
k_J 0.002 0.0021/dmaturity maint rate coefficient
kap_G 0.8 0.8018-growth efficiency


  • This species is one of the few salamanders capable of vocalizing (ref: Wiki)
  • Some larva continue to grow into an adult and become sexually mature without losing their external gills (ref: Wiki)
  • D. tenebrosus has until recently been included in D. ensatus and these species interbreed (ref: EoL)


Bibtex file with references for this entry

Bas Kooijman, 2017/10/20

accepted: 2017/10/20

refer to this entry as: AmP Dicamptodon tenebrosus version 2017/10/20