Predictions & Data for this entry

Model: std climate: A, Df migrate:
COMPLETE = 1.0 ecozone: TPam food: biH
MRE = 0.016 habitat: 0iTh, 0iTf gender: Dg
SMSE = 0.022 embryo: Ts reprod: O

Zero-variate data
tp3650 3651 (0.000397)dtime since birth at pubertyguess
am3.65e+04 3.65e+04 (2.591e-06)dlife spanguess
Wwb3400 3400 (4.766e-05)gwet weight at birthRogeWhit2016
Wwi1.668e+07 1.757e+07 (0.05313)gultimate wet weightRogeWhit2016
Ri0.05479 0.05479 (4.302e-06)#/dmaximum reprod ratewild guess
Uni-variate data
DatasetFigure(RE)Independent variableDependent variableReference
tW see Fig. 1 (0.04227)time since birthwet weightRogeWhit2016
Pseudo-data at Tref
DataGeneralised animalRapetosaurus krauseiUnitDescription
v 0.02 0.0193cm/denergy conductance
kap 0.8 0.9803-allocation fraction to soma
kap_R 0.95 0.95-reproduction efficiency
p_M 18 17.73J/^3vol-spec som maint
k_J 0.002 0.00067831/dmaturity maint rate coefficient
kap_G 0.8 0.8-growth efficiency
k 0.3 0.3001-maintenance ratio


  • Extinct, lived around 70 Ma ago (ref: Wiki)


  • Several data are very speculative, such as T, Ri
  • Neonate growth is possibly retarted by lower body temperature
  • In view of low somatic maintenance, pseudodata k_J = 0.002 1/d is replaced by pseudodata k = 0.3


Bibtex file with references for this entry

Bas Kooijman, 2017/12/20

accepted: 2017/12/20

refer to this entry as: AmP Rapetosaurus krausei version 2017/12/20