Microfossil shell data
Microfossil shell data. Triangles from 21 individuals. Lohmann (1983) published 21 mean outlines of the microfossil which were based on random samples of organisms taken at different latitudes in the South Indian Ocean.
shells$uv Scaled shape coordinates (Bookstein shape co-ordinates with base (0,0) and (1,0). shells$size Centroid size
Bookstein, F. L. (1986). Size and shape spaces for landmark data in two dimensions (with discussion). Statistical Science, 1:181-242.
Lohmann, G. P. (1983). Eigenshape analysis of microfossils: a general morphometric procedure for describing changes in shape. Mathematical Geology, 15:659-672.
The data have been extracted from Fig. 7 of Bookstein (1986).
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