Predictions & Data for this entry

Model: stx climate: Aw, BSh migrate:
COMPLETE = 2.5 ecozone: TPam food: bxM, xiCii
MRE = 0.078 habitat: 0iTf gender: Dg
SMSE = 0.100 embryo: Tv reprod: O

Zero-variate data
tg 61 60.99 (8.452e-05)dgestation timeAnAge
tx 37 36.83 (0.004631)dtime since birth at weaningAnAge
tp243 377.3 (0.5526)dtime since birth at pubertyAnAge
am3340 3337 (0.0008282)dlife spanAnAge
Li 13 12.94 (0.004244)cmultimate body lengthWiki
Wwb 6 6.352 (0.05865)gwet weight at birthAnAge
Wwx 14 13.75 (0.01776)gwet weight at weaningguess
Wwi64.8 62.37 (0.03752)gultimate wet weightAnAge
Ri0.0137 0.01382 (0.00897)#/dmaximum reprod rateAnAge
Uni-variate data
DatasetFigure(RE)Independent variableDependent variableReference
tL see Fig. 1 (0.09235)time since birthtibia lengthCastCroc2004
Pseudo-data at Tref
DataGeneralised animalMicrocebus murinusUnitDescription
v 0.02 0.2695cm/denergy conductance
kap 0.8 0.4971-allocation fraction to soma
kap_R 0.95 0.95-reproduction efficiency
p_M 18 44.08J/^3vol-spec som maint
k_J 0.002 0.0021/dmaturity maint rate coefficient
kap_G 0.8 0.7995-growth efficiency
t_0 0 56.8dtime at start development


  • body temp during topor 7C (= ambient in May-August). Females hibernate longer than males (ref: Wiki)
  • body temp can easily drop in response to starvation (ref: GeniPerr2003)


  • [Wiki]
  • [AnAge]
  • [CastCroc2004] J. Castanet, S. Croci, F. Aujard, M. Perret, J. Cubo, and E. de Margerie. Lines of arrested growth in bone and age estimation in a small primate: Microcebus murinus. J. Zool., Lond., 263:31--39, 2004.
  • [GeniPerr2003] F. Génin and M. Perret. Daily hypothermia in captive grey mouse lemurs (Microcebus murinus): effects of photoperiod and food restriction. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology Part B, 136:71--81, 2003.
  • [Kooy2010] S.A.L.M. Kooijman. Dynamic Energy Budget theory for metabolic organisation. Cambridge Univ. Press, Cambridge, 2010.

Bibtex file with references for this entry

Bas Kooijman, 2014/06/06 (last modified by Bas Kooijman 2016/11/14)

accepted: 2016/11/14

refer to this entry as: AmP Microcebus murinus version 2016/11/14