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Introducing the refined gravity hypothesis of extreme sexual size dimorphism

Guadalupe Corcobado1*, Miguel A Rodríguez-Gironés1, Eva De Mas1 and Jordi Moya-Laraño12

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1 Dpto. de Ecología Funcional y Evolutiva, Estación Experimental de Zonas Áridas, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas, Carretera de Sacramento, s/n. La Cañada de San Urbano, C.P. 04120. Almería, Spain

2 Cantabric Institute of Biodiversity (ICAB). Dpto. de Organismos y Sistemas. Universidad de Oviedo, Catedrático Rodrigo Uría, s/n, 33006-Oviedo, Spain

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BMC Evolutionary Biology 2010, 10:236  doi:10.1186/1471-2148-10-236

Published: 3 August 2010

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Extended statistics tables. This file includes tables A1-A6 with additional statistical information related to the analyses included in the manuscript.

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Additional file 2:

Plots of raw data. This file includes scaterplots of raw data (points are not controlled for philogenetic distance). Figure A1 shows the relationship between SSD and sex differences in bridging propensity; Figure A2 shows the relationship between body size and bridging propensity.

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Additional statistics tables. This file includes tables B1-B3 with additional statistical information related to the main analyses included in the manuscript, but in which we excluded the 4 species which had only one individual in either sex. Thus, here analyses include only 9 species.

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