Table 4.

Forelimb segments: angles at touchdown and lift-off, and the amplitude of excursion

Touchdown angle (deg.) Lift-off angle (deg.) Amplitude (deg.)
Means±s.d.(N)RangeMeans±s.d.(N)RangeMeans±s.d.(N)Range
Shoulder blade
   Microcebus murinus41±7(76)27–5987±6(92)73–10448±6(76)36–64
   Eulemur fulvus46±6(60)31–5786±9(60)70–10051±9(60)30–69
   Saguinus oedipus42±3(46)37–5090±5(52)73–10449±6(25)37–61
   Saimiri sciureus43±5(60)37–5284±6(60)80–9056±8(60)47–63
Upper arm
   Microcebus murinus78±9(76)52–103–5±8(92)–26–987±8(76)64–105
   Eulemur fulvus125±9(60)88–1456±9(60)–21–33123±9(60)85–148
   Saguinus oedipus102±8(47)74–1194±5(57)–4–1995±8(31)72–108
   Saimiri sciureus100±7(73)85–11421±6(73)6–3781±9(73)67–100
Forearm
   Microcebus murinus11±9(72)4–39112±6(84)95–128102±8(72)82–121
   Eulemur fulvus24±4(35)15–31121±9(35)103–131109±9(35)75–123
   Saguinus oedipus21±5(46)9–33102±9(50)85–12580±9(36)55–105
   Saimiri sciureus36±3(65)28–41110±4(65)101–12075±5(65)65–88
Hand
   Microcebus murinus10±8(59)2–1680±9(54)56–10569±9(38)61–104
   Eulemur fulvus16±7(30)3–2274±9(30)60–9565±9(30)51–87
   Saguinus oedipus16±5(26)3–2476±9(33)54–10467±9(24)46–90
   Saimiri sciureus13±7(45)3–2278±9(45)67–9760±9(45)46–77