Predictions & Data for this entry

Model: std climate: Csa, BSk migrate:
COMPLETE = 2.5 ecozone: THp food: biH
MRE = 0.064 habitat: 0iTh gender: Dtmf
SMSE = 0.068 embryo: Tt reprod: O

Zero-variate data
ab_25 77 95.8 (0.2441)dage at birthstartortoises
ab_31 60 56.53 (0.05791)dage at birthstartortoises
ap4560 4551 (0.00208)dage at puberty for femaleAnAge
am4.636e+04 4.636e+04 (4.246e-05)dlife spanAnAge
Wwb12.8 12.09 (0.05558)gwet weight at birthHichZnar2016
Ri0.03836 0.03829 (0.001836)#/dmaximum reprod rateguess
Uni-variate data
DatasetFigure(RE)Independent variableDependent variableReference
tW see Fig. 1 (0.08564)timewet weightRitzClau2012
Pseudo-data at Tref
DataGeneralised animalTestudo graecaUnitDescription
v 0.02 0.05693cm/denergy conductance
kap 0.8 0.6982-allocation fraction to soma
kap_R 0.95 0.95-reproduction efficiency
p_M 18 9.107J/^3vol-spec som maint
k_J 0.002 0.00034451/dmaturity maint rate coefficient
kap_G 0.8 0.7977-growth efficiency
k 0.3 0.2976-maintenance ratio


  • If eggs develop below 25 C males hatch, above 30 C females (ref: ADW)
  • Males are smaller than females and reach puberty earlier (ref: Wiki)


  • 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, 2017/10/04

accepted: 2017/10/04

refer to this entry as: AmP Testudo graeca version 2017/10/04