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Table 1 Comparison of advertisement calls of three mouse lemur species.

From: Acoustic divergence in the communication of cryptic species of nocturnal primates (Microcebus ssp.)

Species Note contour Acoustic parameter Median Minimum Maximum 25th percentile 75th percentile
M. murinus SFM Duration (ms) 870 710 1,040 870 985
( N = 5; n = 30)   f 0 min (kHz) 12.30 12.00 13.95 12.20 13.80
   f 0 max (kHz) 35.90 34.90 37.80 35.60 36.40
   f 0 band (kHz) 23.10 20.90 25.20 21.60 23.20
M. ravelobensis UFM Duration (ms) 375 360 430 365 405
( N = 4; n = 39)   f 0 min (kHz) 12.50 11.60 13.35 11.65 13.33
   f 0 max (kHz) 37.00 33.00 38.70 34.70 38.15
   f 0 band (kHz) 24.13 21.60 26.70 22.70 25.58
M. lehilahytsara IUS Duration (ms) 135 120 160 135 150
( N = 5; n = 20)   f 0 min (kHz) 13.8 12.50 15.75 12.85 14.75
   f 0 max (kHz) 34.5 27.55 40.70 30.75 37.5
   f 0 band (kHz) 19.8 14.70 26.90 18.25 21.75
  1. N, number of individuals; n, number of calls; SFM, sinusoidally frequency modulated call; UFM, upward frequency modulated with plateau call; IUS, inverse U-shaped call; for abbreviations of the acoustic parameters see Recordings and analysis of advertisement calls in Methods.