Predictions & Data for this entry

Model: std climate: Am, Aw migrate: phylum:
COMPLETE = 2.5 ecozone: TPam food: biCi class: Reptilia
MRE = 0.109 habitat: 0iTf gender: Dg order:
SMSE = 0.112 embryo: Tt reprod: O family:

Zero-variate data
ab122 122 (9.439e-05)dage at birthWiki
ap 60 71.96 (0.1994)dage at pubertyKarsAndr2008
am219 219 (0.0001354)dlife spanKarsAndr2008
Lb 2 2.637 (0.3186)cmSVL at hatching for femalesKarsAndr2008
Lp 7 4.879 (0.3029)cmSVL at puberty for femalesKarsAndr2008
Li7.5 7.34 (0.02133)cmultimate SVL for femaleKarsAndr2008
Lim 10 9.698 (0.03019)cmultimate SVL for maleKarsAndr2008
Wwb0.4 0.3718 (0.0704)gwet at birthKarsAndr2008
Wwi7.6 8.018 (0.05499)gultimate wet weightMeir2010
Ni 11 11.1 (0.009176)#life time reproductive outputKarsAndr2008
Uni-variate data
DatasetFigure(RE)Independent variableDependent variableReference
tL_f see Fig. 1 (0.1626)time since birthSVLKarsAndr2008
tL_m see Fig. 1 (0.1379)time since birthSVLKarsAndr2008
Pseudo-data at Tref
DataGeneralised animalFurcifer labordiUnitDescription
v 0.02 0.02665cm/denergy conductance
kap 0.8 0.8494-allocation fraction to soma
kap_R 0.95 0.95-reproduction efficiency
p_M 18 1000J/^3vol-spec som maint
k_J 0.002 0.0021/dmaturity maint rate coefficient
kap_G 0.8 0.8006-growth efficiency


  • Single clutch during seasonal life span as juvenile/adult (ref: KarsAndr2008)
  • Known for its agressive sex life, which might relate to its huge maintenance in the waste-to-hurry tetrapod (ref: Kooy2013)


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


  • [Wiki]
  • [KarsAndr2008] K. B. Karsten, L. N. Andriamandimbiarisoa, S. F. Fox, and Ch. J. Raxworthy. A unique life history among tetrapods: An annual chameleon living mostly as an egg. PNAS, 105:8980--8984, 2008.
  • [Kooy2013] S. A. L. M. Kooijman. Waste to hurry: Dynamic Energy Budgets explain the need of wasting to fully exploit blooming resources. Oikos, 122:348--357, 2013.
  • [Kooy2010] S.A.L.M. Kooijman. Dynamic Energy Budget theory for metabolic organisation. Cambridge Univ. Press, Cambridge, 2010.
  • [Meir2010] S. Meiri. Length-weight allometries in lizards. J. Zool., 281:218--226, 2010.

Bibtex file with references for this entry

Bas Kooijman, 2016/11/07

accepted: 2016/11/07

refer to this entry as: AmP Furcifer labordi version 2016/11/07