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Table 4 Discriminant function analysis of song variables of Brachypteryx montana cruralis, B. m. sinensis, and B. m. goodfellowi

From: Taxonomy of the White-browed Shortwing (Brachypteryx montana) complex on mainland Asia and Taiwan: an integrative approach supports recognition of three instead of one species

Species Predicted group membership Total
goodfellowi sinensis cruralis
Cross-validateda
 Count     
  goodfellowi 7 1 0 8
  sinensis 1 33 0 34
  cruralis 0 0 14 14
 %
  goodfellowi 87.5 12.5 0.0 100.0
  sinensis 2.9 97.1 0.0 100.0
  cruralis 0.0 0.0 100.0 100.0
  1. aEach individual was assigned to a taxon on the basis of discriminant functions calculated from all individuals’ songs in the dataset except the one being classified