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Table 1.

Scaling relationships of morphological variables with snout—vent length (SVL)


Dependent variable

Slope

y intercept

r2
Femur length(cm)* 0.964±0.027 -0.459±0.051 0.95 
Tibia length(cm)* 1.029±0.024 -0.597±0.045 0.96 
Foot length (cm) 0.878±0.015 -0.103±0.029 0.98 
Total leg length (cm) 0.948±0.017 0.117±0.032 0.98 

Dependent variable

Slope

y intercept

r2
Femur length(cm)* 0.964±0.027 -0.459±0.051 0.95 
Tibia length(cm)* 1.029±0.024 -0.597±0.045 0.96 
Foot length (cm) 0.878±0.015 -0.103±0.029 0.98 
Total leg length (cm) 0.948±0.017 0.117±0.032 0.98 

All variables log10-transformed.

P<0.0001 for the slopes of all regressions.

Values are means ± S.E.M. (N=72).

*

Indicates isometric growth. All others are negatively allometric

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