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Do Seismic Signals Diverge at the Level of Cytotypes in Turkish Blind Mole Rats?

Do Seismic Signals Diverge at the Level of Cytotypes in Turkish Blind Mole Rats?

Faruk Çolak1 and Ferhat Matur2,3,*

1Department of Biology, Faculty of Arts and Science, Zonguldak Bülent Ecevit University, Zonguldak, Turkey
2Department of Biology, Faculty of Science, Dokuz Eylül University, Buca 35412, Izmir, Turkey
3Dokuz Eyül University, The Center for Faunistic and Floristic Research, Buca 35412, Izmir, Turkey

*      Corresponding author: ferhat.matur@gmail.com

Fig. 1.

Climate types of sampling localities of N. xanthodon and N. leucodon (Eken et al., 2005). The cytotype and locality information are given at Table I.

Fig. 2.

Sonogram of a signal and parameters measured. PGS, pulse group size or width of a signal (elapsed time between the points of a–c; PG, pulse group in a burst, peak count between the points of a–c; and PU or signal speed, the one pulse or thump of animals in one burst, distance between two peaks, elapsed time between the points of a–b; Upper bar shows 1 sec (second).

Fig. 3.

Representation of individuals on a two-dimensional plane after PCA.

Pakistan Journal of Zoology

October

Vol. 52, Iss. 5, Pages 1631-2026

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