Phylogenetic analysis of stomach adaptation in digestive strategies in African ruminants

@article{PrezBarbera2001PhylogeneticAO,
  title={Phylogenetic analysis of stomach adaptation in digestive strategies in African ruminants},
  author={Javier F. P{\'e}rez-Barber{\'i}a and I J Gordon and Andrew W. Illius},
  journal={Oecologia},
  year={2001},
  volume={129},
  pages={498-508}
}
The stomach morphology of 28 species of artiodactyls that differ in feeding style (browser, mixed feeder, grazer) was analysed using a multivariate approach and phylogenetic correction in order to test whether stomach morphology was correlated with feeding style when body mass was controlled for. A total of 25 morphological traits of the stomach were used in the analysis. After the effects of body mass and phylogeny on stomach morphology were taken into account, there was no significant… CONTINUE READING
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