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Table 1 Summary of mesowear and isotopic values of Micromeryx from the ACM sequence according to morphotypes and environmental phases

From: Palaeoecological differences underlie rare co-occurrence of Miocene European primates

Morphotypes # M pS pR pH MS #C δ13C SD δ13C δ18OCO3 SD δ18OCO3 #P δ18OPO4 SD δ18OPO4 Δ δ18OCO318OPO4   
Morphotype 1 8 69.2 30.8 100 0.31 8 − 10.5 0.7 27.9 1.0 6 19.6 1.4 8.4   
Morphotype 2 24 80.6 19.4 100 0.19 21 − 11.8 0.8 27.7 1.5 19 19.1 1.9 8.7   
Morphotype 3 11 86.7 13.3 95 0.21 6 − 11.0 1.2 27.0 0.6 5 18.5 1.1 8.3   
Environmental phases #M pS pR pH MS #C δ13C SD δ13C δ18OCO3 SD δ18OCO3 #P δ18OPO4 SD δ18OPO4 Δ δ18OCO318OPO4 δ13Cdiet, mequ MAPa (mm/year) MAPb (mm/year) MAT (°C)
Phase III (11.70–11.60 Ma) 23 71.9 28.1 97.3 0.32 19 − 11.1 1.2 27.2 1.2 19 18.5 1.6 8.7 − 27.2 801 608 17.1
Phase II (11.90–11.79 Ma) 15 83.3 16.7 100 0.16 13 − 11.4 1.2 27.7 1.2 6 19.8 1.7 8.2 − 27.5 992 765 20.3
Phase I (12.33–11.95 Ma) 7 90.9 9.1 100 0.09 5 − 12.0 0.3 28.9 0.8 5 20.4 0.9 8.5 − 28.1 1190 928 21.8
  1. #M (number of samples for mesowear); percentage of specimens with sharp (pS) and rounded (pR) cusps; percentage of specimens with high (pH) occlusal relief; mesowear score (MS); #C (number of samples for stable isotope analyses on the carbonate fraction); mean δ13C (‰ VPDB); standard deviation (SD) δ13C (‰ VPDB); mean δ18OCO3 (‰ VSMOW); standard deviation (SD) δ18OCO3 (‰ VSMOW); #P (number of samples for stable isotope analyses on the phosphate fraction); mean δ18OPO4 (‰ VSMOW); standard deviation (SD) δ18OPO4 (‰ VSMOW); Δδ18OCO3 − δ18OPO4, mean δ13Cdiet, mequ (‰ VPDB); inferred mean MAP (mm/year) (from Kohn [21]) without (estimated MAPa) and with (estimated MAPb) altitude and latitude correction; and inferred mean MAT (°C)