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Table 2 Results of the pairwise comparisons of slopes and intercepts among different bear species

From: The effect of body size evolution and ecology on encephalization in cave bears and extant relatives

  Ailuropoda melanoleuca Tremarctos ornatus Ursus americanus Ursus arctos Ursus malayanus Ursus maritimus Ursus spelaeus Ursus thibetanus Ursus ursinus
Ailuropoda melanoleuca   +/− 0.0034 +/− 0.0366 +/− 0.0306 +/− 0.1725***** +/− 0.1086***** +/− 0.0596*** +/− 0.0129 +/− 0.0347
Tremarctos ornatus +/− 0.4053   +/− 0.0400** +/− 0.0273 +/− 0.1691***** +/− 0.1052***** +/− 0.0630*** +/− 0.0096 +/− 0.0380*
Ursus americanus +/− 0.3957 +/− 0.0096   +/− 0.0672***** +/− 0.2091***** +/− 0.1452***** +/− 0.0230 +/− 0.0495***** +/− 0.0019
Ursus arctos +/− 0.3362 +/− 0.0691 +/− 0.0595   +/− 0.1419***** +/− 0.0779***** +/− 0.0903***** +/− 0.0177 +/− 0.0653*****
Ursus malayanus +/− 0.3895 +/− 0.0158 +/− 0.0062 +/− 0.0533   +/− 0.0639***** +/− 0.2321***** +/− 0.1596***** +/− 0.2072*****
Ursus maritimus +/− 0.2864 +/− 0.1189 +/− 0.1093 +/− 0.0498 +/− 0.1031   +/− 0.1682***** +/− 0.0956***** +/− 0.1432*****
Ursus spelaeus +/− 0.2161 +/− 0.1892 +/− 0.1796 +/− 0.1200 +/− 0.1734 +/− 0.0702   +/− 0.0726***** +/− 0.0250
Ursus thibetanus +/− 0.2497 +/− 0.1556 +/− 0.1460 +/− 0.0865 +/− 0.1398 +/− 0.0367 +/− 0.0335   +/− 0.0476*****
Ursus ursinus +/− 0.1606 +/− 0.2447 +/− 0.2351 +/− 0.1756 +/− 0.2289 +/− 0.1258 +/− 0.0555 +/− 0.0891  
  1. Significant results are marked with stars (p-value: *< 0.5, **< 0.1, ***< 0.01, ****< 0.001, *****< 0.0001)
  2. Upper triangle shows intercept comparisons and lower triangle shows slope comparisons