Predictions & Data for this entry

Model: stx climate: BSk, Csa, Cfb, Csb migrate: phylum:
COMPLETE = 2.8 ecozone: THp food: bxM, xiCi class:
MRE = 0.058 habitat: 0iTf gender: Dg order:
SMSE = 0.075 embryo: Tv reprod: O family:

Zero-variate data
tg 28 21.38 (0.2365)dgestation timeBarrZuri2004
tx 31 30.87 (0.00422)dtime since birth at weaningBarrZuri2004
tp182 174.3 (0.04225)dtime since birth at pubertyBarrZuri2004
am2190 2193 (0.001332)dlife spanBarrZuri2004
Wwb 4 4.121 (0.03013)gwet weight at birthBarrZuri2004
Wwi70.5 72.85 (0.0334)gultimate wet weightBarrZuri2004
Ri0.009041 0.008817 (0.02474)#/dmaximum reprod rateBarrZuri2004
Uni-variate data
DatasetFigure(RE)Independent variableDependent variableReference
tWe see Fig. 1 (0.09845)time since birthwet weightBarrZuri2004
tW see Fig. 2 (0.04926)time since birthwet weightBarrZuri2004
Pseudo-data at Tref
DataGeneralised animalTalpa occidentalisUnitDescription
v 0.02 0.0526cm/denergy conductance
kap 0.8 0.9716-allocation fraction to soma
kap_R 0.95 0.95-reproduction efficiency
p_M 18 1133J/^3vol-spec som maint
k_J 0.002 0.0021/dmaturity maint rate coefficient
kap_G 0.8 0.8017-growth efficiency


  • Moles are unique among mammals because all females of the 4 investigated species (Talpa occidentalis, T. europaea, T. romana, and T. stankovici) have ovotestes instead of simply ovaries (ref: BarrZuri2004)


Bibtex file with references for this entry

Bas Kooijman, 2017/01/26

accepted: 2017/01/26

refer to this entry as: AmP Talpa occidentalis version 2017/01/26