Table S3.

P values obtained from Mann–Whitney–Wilcoxon tests of the comparisons of the middle ear and functional parameters of the specimens possessing both the tympanic sulcus and the oval window

ComparisonTS areaOW areaME lengthAngle TS plane to ME axisAngle OW plane to ME axisFunctional areas ratioFunctional lengths ratioITR
AMHs–P. troglodytes<0.01<0.01<0.01<0.01<0.01<0.01<0.01<0.01
AMHs–G. gorilla<0.010.508<0.01<0.010.033<0.01<0.01<0.01
Neandertals–P. troglodytes<0.010.291<0.01<0.010.0130.042<0.01<0.01
Neandertals–G. gorilla<0.010.196<0.010.562<0.01<0.01<0.01<0.01
P. troglodytesG. gorilla<0.01<0.010.011<0.01<0.01<0.01<0.010.480
  • ME, middle ear; OW, oval window; TS, tympanic sulcus.