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Table 3 Factor loadings and percentage of variance explained for principal component analysis on A. latronum female 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 0.792 0.408 0.396
CBL 0.792 0.412 0.409
BL 0.784 0.419 0.411
ONL 0.759 0.427 0.425
PL 0.783 0.410 0.382
DL 0.703 0.556 0.397
UTR 0.832 0.385 0.350
BAM 0.848 0.260 0.121
BZP 0.583 0.291 0.569
BOO 0.722 0.157 0.293
ZW 0.808 0.330 0.350
IB 0.170 0.005 0.931
BB 0.809 0.007 0.107
LLD 0.265 0.917 0.008
LTR 0.794 0.420 0.123
Eigenvalues 11.49 0.89 0.67
Variance explained (%) 76.57 5.92 4.44
  1. The variable codes are given in the text and in Figure 1. The extraction method use is the principal component analysis. The rotation method is Varimax with Kaiser Normalization.