[Distribution of the species-specific lifespan in various taxonomic animal groups].

@article{Muradian1989DistributionOT,
  title={[Distribution of the species-specific lifespan in various taxonomic animal groups].},
  author={Kh K Muradian},
  journal={Zhurnal obshchei biologii},
  year={1989},
  volume={50 1},
  pages={22-6}
}
A distribution of specific lifespan has been studied in different taxonomic groups of animals. A positive skewness has been observed in animal kingdom as well as in smaller taxonomic groups. The skewness is higher in groups with relatively short lifespan (Insecta, Rotatoria, Mollusca). A coefficient of variation and excess is also higher in the above groups… CONTINUE READING