Predictions & Data for this entry

Model: stx climate: A, Cfa, Csb, Dfa, Dfb migrate:
COMPLETE = 2.3 ecozone: THp, TN food: bxM, xiO
MRE = 0.032 habitat: 0iTf, 0iTh gender: Dg
SMSE = 0.034 embryo: Tv reprod: O

Zero-variate data
tg12.5 12.52 (0.001406)dgestation timeAnAge
tx102 112.2 (0.1003)dtime since birth at weaningAnAge
tp184 200.8 (0.09118)dtime since birth at puberty for femalesAnAge
tpm243 224 (0.07833)dtime since birth at puberty for malesAnAge
am2409 2409 (9.775e-05)dlife spanAnAge
Li 33 33 (1.243e-05)cmultimate total lengthWiki
Wwb0.147 0.1485 (0.0103)gwet weight at birthAnAge
Wwx142.5 137.4 (0.0355)gwet weight at weaningAnAge
Wwi3000 3030 (0.009996)gultimate wet weight for femalesAnAge
Wwim6000 6081 (0.01356)gultimate wet weight for malesAnAge
Ri0.08219 0.08092 (0.01552)#/dmaximum reprod rateAnAge
Pseudo-data at Tref
DataGeneralised animalDidelphis virginianaUnitDescription
v 0.02 0.04086cm/denergy conductance
kap 0.8 0.9996-allocation fraction to soma
kap_R 0.95 0.95-reproduction efficiency
p_M 18 69.05J/^3vol-spec som maint
k_J 0.002 0.0021/dmaturity maint rate coefficient
kap_G 0.8 0.8013-growth efficiency


  • "They are one of the worlds most variably sized mammals" (ref: Wiki)


  • Males are assumed to differ from females by {p_Am} only


Bibtex file with references for this entry

Bas Kooijman, 2012/09/04 (last modified by Bas Kooijman 2016/11/14)

accepted: 2016/11/14

refer to this entry as: AmP Didelphis virginiana version 2016/11/14