modelled variance in insect abundance | distribution | sample size | log likelihood | AICc | Akaike weight | mean (α) ± s.d. (σ) | shape (k) | scale (θ) | Wilcoxon fit test (w) |
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<7.5 | Gaussian | 141 | −1081.9 | 2168 | 0.66 | 862 ± 515 | W = 11 378; p = 0.305 | ||

gamma | −1197.8 | 2400 | 0 | 6.85 | 100 | ||||

generalized Pareto | −1082.6 | 2170 | 0.33 | −0.24 | 842 | ||||

7.5–15 | Gaussian | 118 | −902.7 | 1809 | 0.03 | 859 ± 508 | |||

gamma | −899.3 | 1803 | 0.96 | 2.62 | 324 | W = 9381; p = 0.215 | |||

generalized Pareto | −904.3 | 1813 | 0.01 | −0.31 | 1048 | ||||

16–30 | Gaussian | 194 | −1504.5 | 3013 | 0 | 752 ± 565 | |||

gamma | −1630.5 | 3265 | 0 | 5.91 | 100 | ||||

generalized Pareto | −1472.6 | 2949 | 1 | −0.12 | 778 | W = 17 897; p = 0.405 | |||

31–60 | Gaussian | 95 | −781.1 | 1566 | 0 | 1087 ± 901 | |||

gamma | −962.2 | 1928 | 0 | 7.09 | 100 | ||||

generalized Pareto | −753.4 | 1511 | 1 | −0.06 | 1026 | W = 4066; p = 0.347 |