Predictions & Data for this entry

Model: std climate: Cfb, Cfc, BWh, BWk, BSh, BSk migrate:
COMPLETE = 2.5 ecozone: TA food: biCi
MRE = 0.151 habitat: 0iTd, 0iTa, 0iTg gender: Dg
SMSE = 0.160 embryo: Tt reprod: O

Zero-variate data
ab 60 67.66 (0.1276)dage at birthKear2017
ap557.5 624.5 (0.1201)dage at pubertyKear2017
am3650 3650 (3.567e-05)dlife spanChap2003
Lb4.666 4.082 (0.1251)cmtotal length at birthKear2017
Lp 8 7.689 (0.03891)cmtotal length at pubertyKear2017
Li10.5 11.71 (0.1151)cmultimate total lengthKear2017
Wwb2.328 2.39 (0.02679)gwet weight at birthKear2017
Wwp18.82 15.97 (0.1515)gwet weight at pubertyKear2017
Wwi40.56 56.37 (0.3897)gultimate wet weightKear2017
Ri0.02192 0.0208 (0.05114)#/dmaximum reprod ratePian1982
Uni-variate data
DatasetFigure(RE)Independent variableDependent variableReference
TO see Fig. 1 (0.6182)temperatureO2 consumption rateKear2017
tW see Fig. 2 (0.1888)ageweightKear2017
tL see Fig. 3 (0.05905)agelengthKear2017
LW see Fig. 4 (0.1089)snout vent lengthwet weightKear2017
Pseudo-data at Tref
DataGeneralised animalLiopholis striataUnitDescription
v 0.02 0.03611cm/denergy conductance
kap 0.8 0.5692-allocation fraction to soma
kap_R 0.95 0.95-reproduction efficiency
p_M 18 13J/^3vol-spec som maint
k_J 0.002 0.00026321/dmaturity maint rate coefficient
kap_G 0.8 0.8171-growth efficiency
k 0.3 0.1555-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] W. F Pianka, E. R. amd 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.

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

accepted: 2017/11/13

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