Table 1.

Structural equation model outputs for one proposed variable path (AICc = 104.74). See figure 2a for path diagrams.

pathvariablepredictorestimate ± s.e.p-value
Afile lengthbody size0.64 ± 0.250.013
Btooth densityfile length−0.96 ± 0.14<0.001
CCV of tooth spacingfile length7.06 ± 2.780.016
Dtooth widthfile length0.10 ± 0.040.011
Evein widthfile length0.11 ± 0.060.067
FCV of tooth spacingtooth density6.62 ± 2.160.004
Gtooth widthtooth density−0.01 ± 0.030.631
Hvein widthtooth width1.03 ± 0.320.003
Ientropytooth density0.15 ± 0.320.645
JentropyCV of tooth spacing−0.02 ± 0.020.289
Kentropyfile length0.83 ± 0.450.067
Lentropytooth width1.85 ± 1.890.335
Mentropyvein width−1.32 ± 0.880.147
missing pathsvariablepredictorestimate ± s.e.p-value
entropybody size−0.40 ± 0.480.407
CV of tooth spacingbody size−1.81 ± 3.420.600
tooth widthbody size0.11 ± 0.040.017
vein widthbody size−0.00 ± 0.090.966
tooth densitybody size−0.44 ± 0.240.074
tooth widthCV of tooth spacing0.00 ± 0.020.468
vein widthCV of tooth spacing−0.01 ± 0.000.468
vein widthtooth density0.08 ± 0.050.176