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TABLE 1. Ranges of month precipitations and mean annual temperatures within the geographic distribution area of various Ellobius species (https://eol.org/).

  Temperature
(Max/Min)
Precipitation
(mm per month)
E. fuscocapillus 11.62/ 0.1°C 36.01
E. lutescens 10.79/ 0.1°C 28.17
E. talpinus 4.75 /0.1°C 24.94

 

 

TABLE 2. Modern reference collection for each museum specimen. Natural History Museum of London (NHM), Field Museum of Chicago (FM) and American Museum of Natural History of New York (AMNH). Archaeological specimens from Kaldar Cave, MP = Middle Palaeolithic, UP = Upper Palaeolithic.

Reference collection
Right lower m1 NHM AMNH FM Total
Ellobius fuscocapillus 6 - 34 40
Ellobius lutescens 6 - - 6
Ellobius talpinus 7 11 20 38
Total 19 11 54 84
Kaldar Cave
Right lower m1 Level 5(MP) Level 4(UP) Total
Ellobius fuscocapillus 1 1 2
Ellobius lutescens 6 2 8
Total 7 3 10
Left lower m1 Level 5(MP) Level 4(UP) Total
Ellobius fuscocapillus 4 2 6
Ellobius lutescens 4 7 11

 

 

TABLE 3. Contribution of the first 10th PCs to the total variance (%). PCA: principal component analysis.

PC PC1 PC2 PC3 PC4 PC5 PC6 PC7 PC8 PC9 PC10
% 38.2 14.5 8.1 6.9 4.2 2.8 2.6 2.2 1.6 1.5

 

 

 

TABLE 4. Cross-validated classification results in frequencies and %.

  E. fuscocapillus E. lutescens E. talpinus None
 Taxon N % N % N % N %
E. fuscocapillus 37 78.72 10 21.27 0 - 0 -
E. lutescens 2 13,33 13 86.66 0 - 0 -
E. talpinus 0 - 0 - 36 94.73 5.26

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