Predictions & Data for this entry

Model: std climate: Cfb, Cfc, BWh, BWk, BSh, BSk migrate: phylum:
COMPLETE = 2.5 ecozone: TA food: biCi class: Reptilia
MRE = 0.232 habitat: 0iTd, 0iTa, 0iTg gender: Dg order:
SMSE = 0.247 embryo: Tt reprod: O family:

Zero-variate data
ab105 109.1 (0.03912)dage at birthChap2003
ap1612 728.1 (0.5483)dage at pubertyBarw1965
am1.57e+04 1.57e+04 (0.000124)dlife spanStow2004
Lb6.92 6.48 (0.06352)cmtotal length at birthKear2017
Lp 19 20.43 (0.07533)cmtotal length at pubertyBarw1965
Li 24 26.14 (0.08922)cmultimate total lengthKear2017
Wwb7.73 8.129 (0.05168)gwet weight at birthKear2017
Wwp201.1 254.8 (0.2666)gwet weight at pubertyKear2017
Wwi363.4 533.6 (0.4685)gultimate wet weightKear2017
Ri0.02192 0.02196 (0.001714)#/dmaximum reprod rateChap2003
Uni-variate data
DatasetFigure(RE)Independent variableDependent variableReference
TO see Fig. 1 (1.247)temperatureO2 consumption rateKear2017
tW see Fig. 2 (0.2071)ageweightKear2017
tL see Fig. 3 (0.08797)agelengthKear2017
LW see Fig. 4 (0.09753)snout vent lengthwet weightKear2017
Pseudo-data at Tref
DataGeneralised animalEgernia cunninghamiUnitDescription
v 0.02 0.01093cm/denergy conductance
kap 0.8 0.7539-allocation fraction to soma
kap_R 0.95 0.95-reproduction efficiency
p_M 18 75.96J/^3vol-spec som maint
k_J 0.002 0.0021/dmaturity maint rate coefficient
kap_G 0.8 0.807-growth efficiency


  • The T_A is estimated outside of this fitting procedure in a general study of Egernia-group lizards


  • [Wiki]
  • [Barw1965] R. E. Barwick. Studies on the scincid lizard Egernia cunninghami (Gray, 1832). PhD thesis, Australian National University, Canberra, 1965.
  • [Chap2003] D. G. Chapple. Ecology, life-history, and behavior in the australian scincid genus Egernia, with comments on the evolution of complex sociality in lizards. Herpetological Monographs, 17:145--180, 2003.
  • [Kear2017] M. R Kearney, R. Aguilar, L. Alton, C. Bywater, E. Pirtle, and C. White. Egernia life history paper. Unpublished data.
  • [Kooy2010] S.A.L.M. Kooijman. Dynamic Energy Budget theory for metabolic organisation. Cambridge Univ. Press, Cambridge, 2010.
  • [Stow2004] A. J. Stow and P. Sunnucks. High mate and site fidelity in cunningham's skinks (Egernia cunninghami) in natural and fragmented habitat. Molecular Ecology, 13:419--430, 2004.

Bibtex file with references for this entry

Michael Kearney, Elia Pirtle, 2017/01/06

accepted: 2017/01/06

refer to this entry as: AmP Egernia cunninghami version 2017/01/06