Anatomical Correlates of Ecology

Hindleg length correlates with percentage of lizards in open

Head length and jaw length correlated with prey size

Morphometric hypervolume (10 morphometrics)

Dimensionality of correlated data can be reduced by changing coordinate systems
Rotating axes to find a new coordinate system
Principal Components Analysis

Moloch closer to Phrynosoma than to other agamids
Phrynosoma closer to Moloch than to other phrynosomatids

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Last updated 7 March 1997 by Eric Pianka