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Figure 7 | Frontiers in Zoology

Figure 7

From: Functional morphology and integration of corvid skulls – a 3D geometric morphometric approach

Figure 7

Shape deformations according to the first PLS whole dimension. The sequence of surface representations (from left to right) as deformations of the average shape correspond to increasing scores of the first PLS whole dimension in Figure 5. The surface morphs differ from its neighbors by equal multiples of the standard deviation of the actual variability. The first and last column is extrapolated by 4 standard deviations. Major covariation between blocks lies in bill- and cranium-length and in the orientation of the eyes.

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