Table 1.

Wing shape and other morphological measurements of Mystacina tuberculata from Fiordland

Parameter Females (N=9) Males (N=9)
Body mass (g)15.99±0.7813.91±1.29
Forearm length (mm)43.89±1.0542.21±0.56
Wingspan (m)0.315±0.0080.296±0.0113
Wing area (m2)0.0160±0.00100.0159±0.0007
Aspect ratio6.20±0.305.54±0.48
Wing loading (Nm-2)9.86±0.838.61±0.79
Tip length ratio1.38±0.071.33±0.07
Tip area ratio0.91±0.080.78±0.06
Tip shape index1.99±0.401.47±0.33
  • Wing shape parameters were defined by Norberg and Rayner (1987). Means ± S.D. are reported.