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Table 2 Factor loadings and percentage of variance explained for principal component analysis on A. latronum male samples

From: Geographic variation of the large-eared field mouse (Apodemus latronum Thomas, 1911) (Rodentia: Muridae) with one new subspecies description verified via cranial morphometric variables and pelage characteristics

Variables Principal component (PC)
  1 2 3
GLS 0.907 0.303 0.168
CBL 0.924 0.260 0.190
BL 0.929 0.225 0.193
ONL 0.914 0.244 0.171
PL 0.866 0.345 0.228
DL 0.899 0.233 0.237
UTR 0.889 0.345 0.221
BAM 0.662 0.458 0.185
BZP 0.734 0.367 −0.307
BOO 0.276 0.643 0.218
ZW 0.749 0.487 0.179
IB 0.156 0.783 −0.133
BB 0.343 0.766 0.151
LLD 0.258 0.006 0.853
LTR 0.710 0.216 0.461
Eigenvalues 10.24 1.23 0.86
Variance explained (%) 68.26 8.21 5.76
  1. The variable codes are given in the text and in Figure 1. The extraction method used is the principal component analysis. The rotation method is Varimax with Kaiser Normalization.