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TABLE 1. Body mass (BM) estimations based on postcranial elements. Weight values are in kg. For definition of measurements, see Scott (1990). For the number of specimens used, see materials and methods section. Numbers in parenthesis indicate range.

Elements and variables Size class I
BM (kg)
Size class II
BM (kg)
Size class III
BM (kg)
Size class IV
BM (kg)
Size class V
BM (kg)
Size class VI
BM (kg)
Metatarsal:
Mt2, Mt3, Mt4, Mt5
29.1
(22.3-37.9)
41.6
(27.9-54.2)
70 103.4 171
(165-179)
310.2
(273-346)
Metacarpal:
Mc2, Mc3, Mc4, Mc5
27.3
(20.4-31.4)
35.1
(25.8-48.2)
72.6 110.2 124.1
(109-134.8)
-
Tibia:
T2, T3, T4, T5
20.6
(18.1-22.8)
33.1
(19.4-52.0)
- 113.8 228.2 230
Femur:
F2, F3, F5
28.3
(21.4-34.1)
46.4
(32.7-62.9)
- 105 139.6
(127-151.8)
-
Humerus:
H3, H4, H5
29.5
(21.3-37.1)
48.5
(32.0-57.8)
84.8 96.4 226.8 224
Radius:
R2, R3, R4, R5
32.5
(27.7-40.9)
44.4
(27.2-54.8)
7.16 - 117.1
(93.1-141)
217.7
Average weight 27.8 41.5 74.7 105.9 170.1 245.4

 

 

 

TABLE 2. Body mass (BM) estimations based on cranial and dental elements. Weight values are in kg. For definition of measurements, see Janis (1990). For the number of specimens used, see materials and methods section.

Element/
variable
Size class I
BM (kg)
Size class II
BM (kg)
Skull
TSL
30.1 [males]
28.6 [females]
41 [males]
Upper 2nd molar
SUML
27 39
Lower molar row
TLML
32.4 45.7

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