Table 3: Results of the model selection based on AICc of a predefined set of candidate models for predicting richness and presence/absence of nonflying mammals of three Atlantic Forest remnants in the municipality of Ipumirim-SC, Brazil.

RVModel descriptiona Criterionb AICc AICcWAICLL

RichnessHM OCCPLandscape370.780.000.53−24.59
Farm/OPN field/pastureLandscape371.610.830.24−23.38
ALTLandscape371.781.000.17−19.76
SILVLandscape372.411.630.01−31.53
ALT + INCLLandscape + microhabitat673.482.700.01−31.56
CAN COVMicrohabitat674.884.100.00−31.53
LIT HGT + LIT COV + GRN COV + EXP SOIL + RCK OUTMicrohabitat675.184.400.00−33.02
LIT HGT + CAN COVMicrohabitat877.706.920.00−25.37
GRN COV + CAN COVMicrohabitat1178.187.400.00−33.50
DIST TREE + DAP TREE + HGT TREE + DMT TREE + DIST SHR + DAT SHR + HGT SHR + DMT SHR + CAN COV + FRG SIZELandscape + microhabitat4125.9155.130.00−32.35

Presence/
absence
HM OCCPLandscape3140.610.000.12−66.96
ALTLandscape3140.820.210.12−66.98
Farm/OPN field/pastureLandscape3141.030.420.11−67.07
ALT + INCLLandscape + microhabitat6141.420.810.10−66.12
SILVLandscape3141.440.840.10−63.16
CAN COVMicrohabitat7142.822.210.06−61.72
LIT HGT + LIT COV + GRN COV + EXP SOIL + RCK OUTMicrohabitat6144.193.580.04−67.03
DIST TREE + DAP TREE + HGT TREE + DMT TREEMicrohabitat4145.174.560.04−68.07
LIT HGT + CAN COVMicrohabitat9145.184.570.03−65.27
DIST TREE + DAP TREE + HGT TREE + DMT TREE + DIST SHR + DAT SHR + HGT SHR + DMT SHR + CAN COV
+ FRG SIZE
Landscape + microhabitat4161.5420.930.00−62.77

Abbreviations used: RV: response variable; M: model; : parameters number of model; AIC: AIC value; AIC: AIC delta; WAIC: AIC weight; LL: Likelihood; LIT HGT: litterfall height; LIT COV: litterfall covering; GRN COV: green covering; EXP SOIL: exposed soil; RCK OUT: rocky out; INCL: inclination of terrain; CAN COV: canopy covering; HM OCCP: human occupation; SILV: silviculture; FARM: farming; OPN FLD: open field; FRG SIZE: fragment size; ALT: altitude; DIST STR: distance of stream; DIST TREE: distance of tree; HGT TREE: height tree; DMT TREE: diameter tree; DIST SHR: distance of shrub; HGT SHR: height shrub; DMT SHR: diameter shrub.
bWe present only the four best models each criterion, except Landscape + Microhabitat that only two models were defined.