Predictions & Data for this entry

Model: std climate: BS, Df migrate:
COMPLETE = 2.6 ecozone: THn food: biH
MRE = 0.094 habitat: 0iTi, 0iTs gender: Dg
SMSE = 0.096 embryo: Tns reprod: O

Zero-variate data
tp1095 996.4 (0.09008)dtime since birth at pubertyWiki
am5475 5522 (0.008575)dlife spanWoodFree2015
Lb 41 41.2 (0.004847)cmtotal length at birthWiki
Li900 903.3 (0.003675)cmultimate total lengthWiki
Ww13.84e+05 3.547e+05 (0.07629)gwet weight at 1 yrWoodFree2015
Wwp1.632e+06 1.782e+06 (0.09183)gwet weight at pubertyWoodFree2015
Ww82.3e+06 3.237e+06 (0.4072)gwet weight at 8 yrWoodFree2015
Wwi3.5e+06 3.316e+06 (0.05258)gultimate wet weightdinosaurjungle
Ri0.09589 0.09474 (0.01198)#/dmaximum reprod rateWiki
Uni-variate data
DatasetFigure(RE)Independent variableDependent variableReference
tW_T50 see Fig. 1 (0.2011)time since birthwet weightWoodFree2015
tW_T43 see Fig. 1 (0.03828)time since birthwet weightWoodFree2015
tW_T34 see Fig. 1 (0.1241)time since birthwet weightWoodFree2015
tW_T33 see Fig. 1 (0.1079)time since birthwet weightWoodFree2015
Pseudo-data at Tref
DataGeneralised animalMaiasaura peeblesorumUnitDescription
v 0.02 0.1935cm/denergy conductance
kap 0.8 0.9959-allocation fraction to soma
kap_R 0.95 0.95-reproduction efficiency
p_M 18 21.8J/^3vol-spec som maint
k_J 0.002 0.0021/dmaturity maint rate coefficient
kap_G 0.8 0.802-growth efficiency


  • Neonate growth is possibly retarted by lower body temperature


  • [Wiki]
  • [dinosaurjungle]
  • [Kooy2010] S.A.L.M. Kooijman. Dynamic Energy Budget theory for metabolic organisation. Cambridge Univ. Press, Cambridge, 2010.
  • [WoodFree2015] H. N. Woodward, E. A. Freedman Fowler, J. O. Farlow, and J. R. Horner. Maiasaura, a model organism for extinct vertebrate population biology: a large sample statistical assessment of growth dynamics and survivorship. Paleobiol., 41:503--527, 2015.

Bibtex file with references for this entry

Bas Kooijman, 2016/11/13

accepted: 2016/11/14

refer to this entry as: AmP Maiasaura peeblesorum version 2016/11/14