Ecological Archives E086-019-A3

Christy M. McCain. 2005. Elevational gradients in diversity of small mammals. Ecology 86:366–372.

Appendix C (Table C1). Linear regression statistics for elevational diversity peak of non-volant small mammals including r2 values and P values in parentheses for diversity peak by mountain height (Mt. Mass), diversity peak by latitude, and residuals (regression of diversity peak and mountain height) by latitude.

Data Set

Mountain height

Latitude

Residuals

n

Combined

0.494  (0.000)

0.224  (0.002)

0.069  (0.071)

39

Alpha

0.717  (0.000)

0.259  (0.031)

0.073  (0.276)*

18

Gamma

0.199  (0.043)

0.237  (0.025)

0.304  (0.010)

21

Island

0.355  (0.015)

0.203  (0.080)

0.191  (0.091)

16

Continent

0.503  (0.000)

0.109  (0.123)

0.040  (0.361)

23

Tropical

0.440  (0.001)

0.083  (0.183)

0.119  (0.107)

23

Temperate

0.199  (0.083)

0.696 (0.000)*

0.512 (0.002)*

16

   Note: Negative linear relationships denoted with asterisk (*).



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