Ecological Archives E090-048-A3

Jebediah F. Brodie, Olga E. Helmy, Warren Y. Brockelman, and John L. Maron. 2009. Functional differences within a guild of tropical mammalian frugivores. Ecology 90:688–698.

Appendix C. Mean microhabitat-transition matrix (Cij).


   
Percent canopy cover
   

 

♀ canopy

11–30

31–70

71–100

♀ canopy

0.9922

0.0000

0.0000

0.0000

11–30

0.0000

0.8135

0.0352

0.0031

31–70

0.0058

0.0934

0.5650

0.1064

71–100

0.0019

0.0931

0.3997

0.8904


Note: The stable gap distribution of the forest (dominant left eigenvector of the habitat-transition matrix) shows a greater proportion of the forest in darker classes than is currently observed. The forest on the plot is thought to be approaching its stable gap distribution.


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