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Journal Article

Allometry Correction in Taximetrics

Robert S. Corruccini
Systematic Zoology
Vol. 21, No. 4 (Dec., 1972), pp. 375-383
DOI: 10.2307/2412430
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/2412430
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Allometry Correction in Taximetrics
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Abstract

The process of allometry often distorts numerical results, causing size-related effects in shape coefficients. The study of allometry has traditionally emphasized only aspects of detection and description, rather than correction, of allometric trends. A method of allometry correction is offered for the specific purpose of adjusting metrical data prior to quantitative taxonomic analysis.

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