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Table 2 Summary of the morphological differences between B. thoracicus and B. sonorivox

From: Multilocus phylogeography and ecological niche modeling suggest speciation with gene flow between the two Bamboo Partridges

  Beak length (mm) Beak width (mm) Culmen length (mm) Tarsus length (mm)
Mean ± SD t-test P Mean ± SD t-test P Mean ± SD t-test P Mean ± SD t-test P
Male
 B. thoracicus (16) 20.74 ± 0.24 2.95 0.01 11.73 ± 0.28 − 0.84 0.44 20.56 ± 0.28 − 0.031 0.97 41.59 ± 0.33 − 0.16 0.12
 B. sonorivox (10) 22.02 ± 0.31    11.38 ± 0.35    20.55 ± 0.36    40.81 ± 0.41   
Female
 B. thoracicus (7) 19.77 ± 0.49 3.63 0.002 11.00 ± 0.25 1.46 0.88 20.71 ± 0.41 − 0.15 0.88 39.46 ± 0.58 − 0.26 0.74
 B. sonorivox (14) 21.76 ± 0.34    11.50 ± 0.18    20.64 ± 0.29    39.22 ± 0.41