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Selection of cranial and mandible measurements for traditional morphometric analyses of southern African vesper bats of the genera Eptesicus, Hypsugo, Neoromicia, and Pipistrellus (Mammalia : Chiroptera : Vespertilionidae)

  • Journal Title: Annals of the Ditsong National Museum of Natural History
  • Volume: Volume 1
  • Issue: 
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Pages: 53  - 61
  • Authors:  T.C. Kearney;  P.J. Taylor;
  • ISSN: 22204563
  • Abstract:  Univariate and multivariate statistical procedures were used to select 12 statistically problem-free and redundancy-reduced cranial and mandible measurements from a larger suite of 52 measurements made on Neoromicia nana. Specimens from three additional vesper species (Neoromicia capensis, Neoromicia zuluensis and Pipistrellus hesperidus) were used in an R-mode PCA to identify the measurements that best distinguish the different species. This selection process was followed to select meaningful measurements used in a traditional morphometric analysis to assess inter-generic as well as intra- and inter-specific variation in southern African vesper bats from the genera Eptesicus, Hypsugo, Neoromicia, and Pipistrellus.
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