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A New Coding Procedure for Morphometric Data with an Example from Periodical Cicada Wing Veins

  • Chris Simon
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (volume 1)

Abstract

Although members of the Homopteran family Cicadidae are world wide in distribution, only the North American genus Magicicada exhibits a perfectly synchronized life cycle 13 or 17 years long. All but four weeks of this long life cycle is spent underground as nymphs.

Keywords

Code Procedure Discriminant Function Analysis Segment Code Homogeneous Subset Predator Satiation 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1983

Authors and Affiliations

  • Chris Simon
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  1. 1.Department of ZoologyUniversity of HawaiiHonoluluUSA

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