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Table 4.

Correlation coefficients and allometric exponents for the regression of log transformed maximum vertical force production, Fvert(N), on log-transformed morphological parameters for eleven euglossine bee species

Ordinary least squares
Reduced major axis
ParameterrP valueExponent95% CLr2Exponent95% CLr2
m (kg) 0.993 <0.001*** 0.97 0.93, 1.02 0.99 0.97 0.93, 1.02 0.99 
mmus (kg) 0.993 <0.001*** 0.95 0.90, 0.99 0.99 0.95 0.90, 1.00 0.99 
R (m) 0.957 <0.001*** 2.25 1.85, 2.65 0.95 2.31 1.95, 2.75 0.95 
S (m20.930 <0.001*** 1.11 0.89, 1.33 0.94 1.14 0.95, 1.38 0.94 
AR -0.142 0.661 -2.70 -21.9, -16.5 0.01 -25.6 -51.3, 12.8 0.01 
pw (N m-20.613 0.022* 2.82 0.71, 4.94 0.50 3.98 2.39, 6.62 0.49 
FMR 0.317 0.171 5.95 -4.87, 16.76 0.15 15.53 8.11, 29.7 0.15 
Ordinary least squares
Reduced major axis
ParameterrP valueExponent95% CLr2Exponent95% CLr2
m (kg) 0.993 <0.001*** 0.97 0.93, 1.02 0.99 0.97 0.93, 1.02 0.99 
mmus (kg) 0.993 <0.001*** 0.95 0.90, 0.99 0.99 0.95 0.90, 1.00 0.99 
R (m) 0.957 <0.001*** 2.25 1.85, 2.65 0.95 2.31 1.95, 2.75 0.95 
S (m20.930 <0.001*** 1.11 0.89, 1.33 0.94 1.14 0.95, 1.38 0.94 
AR -0.142 0.661 -2.70 -21.9, -16.5 0.01 -25.6 -51.3, 12.8 0.01 
pw (N m-20.613 0.022* 2.82 0.71, 4.94 0.50 3.98 2.39, 6.62 0.49 
FMR 0.317 0.171 5.95 -4.87, 16.76 0.15 15.53 8.11, 29.7 0.15 

P values are derived from a student's t test on the null hypothesis that there is no correlation between the log of Fvert and the log of the given parameter(H00=0).

Symbols as in Table 3. CL,confidence limits; *P<0.05, ***P<0.001.

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