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Table 3 Static allometry-corrected modular architectures of 13 myrmecophagous mammals

From: Flexible conservatism in the skull modularity of convergently evolved myrmecophagous placental mammals

  N MLi CR ρ 1 ρ 7 ρ 2 ρ 3 ρ 4 ρ 5 ρ 6 ρ abs 1–2 Mean ρ
T. tetradactyla 74 VII (7) 0.59 0.75 0.18 0.49 0.32 0.27 0.19 0.40 − 0.48 0.37
T. mexicana 47 VII (7) 0.68 0.73 0.19 0.47 0.30 0.31 0.21 0.25 − 0.44 0.35
M. tridactyla 35 IX (7) 0.59 0.73 0.62 0.39 0.40 0.27 0.28 0.49 − 0.49 0.45
C. didactylus 60 VII (7) 0.71 0.67 0.16 0.43 0.22 0.42 0.20 0.21 − 0.25 0.33
P. maximus 14
O. afer 40 VIII (7) 0.67 0.34 0.15 0.47 0.29 0.22 0.18 0.33 − 0.17 0.28
M. javanica 28 VII (7) 0.66 0.51 0.28 0.38 0.29 0.30 0.16 0.25 − 0.30 0.31
M. pentadactyla 27 VII (7) 0.73 0.50 0.24 0.27 0.29 0.15 0.17 0.20 − 0.15 0.26
S. temminckii 15 V (6) 0.83 0.52 0.27 0.25 0.16 0.22 0.20 − 0.19 0.23
S. gigantea 12 VIII (7) 0.80 0.47 0.32 0.69 0.38 0.46 0.24 0.27 − 0.29 0.40
P. tricuspis 72 VII (7) 0.63 0.41 0.22 0.40 0.22 0.31 0.17 0.20 − 0.18 0.28
P. tetradactyla 17 VII (7) 0.79 0.53 0.27 0.34 0.27 0.40 0.26 0.24 − 0.23 0.33
P. cristatus 24
  1. Number of specimens (N), most likely modular architectures recovered with EMMLi (MLi), covariance ratio (CR), within-module absolute correlations (ρ), correlation between oro-nasal and molar-palate modules (ρ abs), and mean within-module correlation (Mean ρ). (1) Oro-nasal/rostrum, (2) molar-palate, (3) orbit, (4) zygomatic-pterygoid, (5) vault, (6) basicranium, (7) naso-palatine (VII/VIII) / nasal (IX/X). All CR values were significant