Predictions & Data for this entry

Model: std climate: BWh, BWk, BSh, BSk migrate:
COMPLETE = 2.5 ecozone: TA food: biCi
MRE = 0.122 habitat: 0iTd, 0iTa gender: Dg
SMSE = 0.126 embryo: Tt reprod: O

Zero-variate data
ab120 114.4 (0.04632)dage at birthKear2017
ap446 506.6 (0.1359)dage at pubertyKear2017
am3650 3650 (3.212e-05)dlife spanChap2003
Lb4.2 3.7 (0.1191)cmtotal length at birthKear2017
Lp 6 5.575 (0.07081)cmtotal length at pubertyKear2017
Li8.6 9.087 (0.05662)cmultimate total lengthKear2017
Wwb1.85 1.882 (0.01706)gwet weight at birthKear2017
Wwp7.63 6.438 (0.1562)gwet weight at pubertyKear2017
Wwi21.41 27.88 (0.3022)gultimate wet weightKear2017
Ri0.01644 0.0147 (0.1056)#/dmaximum reprod ratePian1982
Uni-variate data
DatasetFigure(RE)Independent variableDependent variableReference
TO see Fig. 1 (0.4063)temperatureO2 consumption rateKear2017
tW see Fig. 2 (0.1225)ageweightKearUnpub
tL see Fig. 3 (0.0593)agelengthKear2017
LW see Fig. 4 (0.1163)snout vent lengthwet weightKear2017
Pseudo-data at Tref
DataGeneralised animalLiopholis inornataUnitDescription
v 0.02 0.01796cm/denergy conductance
kap 0.8 0.4551-allocation fraction to soma
kap_R 0.95 0.95-reproduction efficiency
p_M 18 14.06J/^3vol-spec som maint
k_J 0.002 0.00030211/dmaturity maint rate coefficient
kap_G 0.8 0.8113-growth efficiency
k 0.3 0.1662-maintenance ratio


  • The T_A is estimated outside of this fitting procedure in a general study of Egernia-group lizards
  • In view of low somatic maintenance, pseudodata k_J = 0.002 1/d is replaced by pseudodata k = 0.3


  • [Wiki]
  • [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. in prep.
  • [Kooy2010] S.A.L.M. Kooijman. Dynamic Energy Budget theory for metabolic organisation. Cambridge Univ. Press, Cambridge, 2010.
  • [Pian1982] E. R. Pianka and W. F Giles. Notes on the biology of two species of nocturnal skinks, Egernia inornata and Egernia striata, in the Great Victorian Desert. Western Australian Naturalist, 15:8--13, 1982.

Bibtex file with references for this entry

Michael Kearney, Elia Pirtle, 2017/06/01 (last modified by Bas Kooijman 2017/11/13)

accepted: 2017/11/13

refer to this entry as: AmP Liopholis inornata version 2017/11/13