Evolutionary Ecology Research
It is suggested that Damuth’s ‘energy-equivalence rule’ for mammal populations follows from a particular population dynamics invariance rule, one which leads to similar population dynamics when various species are viewed in a particular density and rate-of-change space.
Charnov, E.L. J.P. Haskell, S.K.M. Ernest. 2001. Density-dependent invariance, dimensionless life-histories and the energy-equivalence rule. Evolutionary Ecology Research 3:117-127.