Predictions & Data for this entry

Model: abj climate: Am, Cfa, Dfa, Dfb migrate:
COMPLETE = 3.0 ecozone: THn, TN food: biCi
MRE = 0.039 habitat: 0jTf, 0jTg, 0iTi gender: D
SMSE = 0.049 embryo: Tnsf reprod: O

Zero-variate data
tp 45 46.87 (0.04162)dtime since birth at pubertyMarcRich2008
am365 365 (5.859e-05)dlife spanADW
Li1.33 1.33 (0.0001327)cmultimate cephalothorax length for femaleADW
Lim0.92 0.9202 (0.0002656)cmultimate cephalothorax length for maleADW
Wwb0.00017 0.0001674 (0.01515)gwet weight at birthYosh2005
Wwp0.01 0.009781 (0.02186)gwet weight at pubertyMarcRich2008
Wwi0.082 0.08501 (0.03665)gultimate wet weightguess
Ri7.357 7.204 (0.0208)#/dmaximum reprod rateADW
Uni-variate data
DatasetFigure(RE)Independent variableDependent variableReference
tW_C see Fig. 1 (0.065)timewet weightMarcRich2008
tW_HL see Fig. 1 (0.06221)timewet weightMarcRich2008
tW_LH see Fig. 1 (0.1628)timewet weightMarcRich2008
Pseudo-data at Tref
DataGeneralised animalTetragnatha versicolorUnitDescription
v 0.02 0.02259cm/denergy conductance
kap 0.8 0.5569-allocation fraction to soma
kap_R 0.95 0.95-reproduction efficiency
p_M 18 215.3J/^3vol-spec som maint
k_J 0.002 0.0021/dmaturity maint rate coefficient
kap_G 0.8 0.8009-growth efficiency


  • Males are assumed to differ from females by {p_Am} only
  • Digestgion efficiency turns out to depend on food supply rate, and seems proportional to length


  • [Wiki]
  • [ADW]
  • [Kooy2010] S.A.L.M. Kooijman. Dynamic Energy Budget theory for metabolic organisation. Cambridge Univ. Press, Cambridge, 2010.
  • [MarcRich2008] L. B. Marczak and J. S. Richardson. Growth and development rates in a riparian spider are altered by asynchrony between the timing and amount of a resource subsidy. Oecologia, 156:249--258, 2008.
  • [Yosh2005] M. Yoshida. The number of eggs and cocoons produced by Tetragnatha praedonia (Araneae: Tetragnathidae) under rearing conditions. Acta Arachnologica, 54(2):77--79, 2005.

Bibtex file with references for this entry

Bas Kooijman, 2017/09/20

accepted: 2017/09/20

refer to this entry as: AmP Tetragnatha versicolor version 2017/09/20