Table 6.

Scaling of forelimb length to body mass

F-value*r2y-intercept±95% C.I.RMA-slope±95% C.I.N
Marsupialia167.641***0.9492.49±0.390.35±0.0611
Rodentia131.883***0.8862.34±0.360.37±0.0517
Carnivora19.292**0.6171.94±1.400.43±0.1713
Scandentia22.122*0.9172.54±1.590.35±0.314
Primates994.920***0.9432.49±0.170.39±0.0269
Cheirogaleidae57.863*0.9672.07±1.170.46±0.254
Lemuridae304.157***0.9782.56±0.370.37±0.059
Loridae22.939*0.9204.13±0.850.16±0.144
Galagonidae14.6860.8802.17±2.780.43±0.454
Callitrichidae33.289***0.7872.61±0.630.32±0.1111
Cebidae35.400***0.7632.40±0.970.41±0.1313
Cercopithecinae165.146***0.9272.77±0.500.36±0.0615
Colobinae0.6460.0970.02±5.600.66±0.568
  • * Significance level of F: *** P<0.001; ** P<0.01; * P<0.05. C.I., confidence interval; RMA, reduced major axis