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Table 3 Altitudinal comparisons between hilltop and lowland using geometric morphometrics

From: Altitudinal population structure and microevolution of the malaria vector Anopheles cruzii (Diptera: Culicidae)

  Month Mahalanobis distance Allometry (%) Cross-validation (%) Centroid size (mm) Influential Landmark QST
Hilltop X Lowland Hilltop Lowland Hilltop Lowland Size Shape
JAN/2009 2.980 12.736* 54 63 1.623 1.591 #1 and #2 0.40 0.28
JAN/2012 2.818 3.799 54 53 1.519 1.455 #13 and #15 0.50 0.25
JUL/2012 2.542 6.548* 75 73 1.760* 1.710* #1 and #2 0.87* 0.27
JAN/2013 8.112 5.359* 91 88 1.704* 1.640* #3 and #15 0.92* 0.28
JAN/2009 5.164 15.236* 59 61 1.629 1.593 #9 and #18 0.43 0.25
JAN/2012 2.329 3.462 63 56 1.594* 1.477* #1 and #13 0.91* 0.27
JUL/2012 2.379 6.018* 69 72 1.752* 1.711* #1 and #2 0.75 0.31
JAN/2013 10.579 7.935* 88 96 1.673* 1.629* #2 and #13 0.70 0.22
  1. (*p < 0.01).