Rotatable 3D Model


This plot shows the ordination of 134 lizard species in a multidimensional space, reduced to three dimensions through a PCA. Families are represented by different symbols and colors, and nocturnal species are surrounded by a translucent ellipsoid. To see variable loadings click here

Find detailed information for the five niche dimensions used in Appendix I.

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Credits: Pianka ER, Vitt LJ, Pelegrin N, Fitzgerald D, and Winemiller KO. 2017. Towards a periodic table of niches, or Exploring the lizard niche hypervolume. American Naturalist. Supplementary material.

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