Predictions & Data for this entry

Model: abj climate: A, B, C, D migrate:
COMPLETE = 2.5 ecozone: TH, TN, TA, TP food: biD
MRE = 0.129 habitat: 0iTf gender: D
SMSE = 0.120 embryo: Ts reprod: O

Zero-variate data
ab 43 40.5 (0.05821)dage at birthurban
tp91.5 126.9 (0.3872)dtime since birth at pubertyWiki
am912.5 909.7 (0.003077)dlife spanWiki
Lb0.2 0.2166 (0.08291)cmtotal length at birthguess
Lp0.6 0.5663 (0.05617)cmtotal length at pubertyWiki
Li1.2 1.18 (0.01642)cmultimate total lengthWiki
Wwb0.28 0.3141 (0.1217)mgwet weight at birthDeVrAppe2013
Wwp 7 5.614 (0.198)mgwet weight at pubertyDeVrAppe2013
Wwi48.09 50.83 (0.05701)mgultimate wet weightDeVrAppe2013
Ni100 109.7 (0.09658)#/dtotal # of eggsWiki
Uni-variate data
DatasetFigure(RE)Independent variableDependent variableReference
WJO_ad see Fig. 1 (0.1782)wet weightO_2 consumptionDeVrAppe2013
WJO_juv see Fig. 1 (0.2214)wet weightO_2 consumptionDeVrAppe2013
TjO_ad see Fig. 2 (0.1995)temperaturespecific O_2 consumptionDeVrAppe2013
TjO_juv see Fig. 2 (0.1312)temperaturespecific O_2 consumptionDeVrAppe2013
Pseudo-data at Tref
DataGeneralised animalLepisma saccharinaUnitDescription
v 0.02 0.003825cm/denergy conductance
kap 0.8 0.8854-allocation fraction to soma
kap_R 0.95 0.95-reproduction efficiency
p_M 18 113.8J/^3vol-spec som maint
k_J 0.002 0.0021/dmaturity maint rate coefficient
kap_G 0.8 0.8043-growth efficiency


  • continue to moult during their whole life, more than 50 times (ref: Wiki)
  • Nymphs undergo six to seven molts (ref: urban)
  • Thysanurans can survive prolonged periods of starvation (ref: DeVrAppe2013)


Bibtex file with references for this entry

Bas Kooijman, 2014/10/25 (last modified by Bas Kooijman 2016/10/17)

accepted: 2016/10/17

refer to this entry as: AmP Lepisma saccharina version 2016/10/17