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Table 2 Principal component (PC) axis loadings for all snakes

From: What makes a fang? Phylogenetic and ecological controls on tooth evolution in rear-fanged snakes

Trait PC1 PC2 PC3 PC4 PC5
Number of maxillary teeth − 0.488 − 0.713 0.479 0.143 0.0385
Length of maxillary bone −0.999 0.009 −0.007 − 0.002 0.000
Position of largest tooth −0.025 0.045 0.653 −0.673 −0.342
Groove width 0.0501 0.0218 0.168 −0.480 0.858
Fang size −0.042 0.855 0.487 0.164 0.041