Table 3: Summary of the CCA statistics for each axis and the Monte Carlo significance test for the proper values (eigenvalues) based on 999 permutations.

Axis 1Axis 2Axis 3

Eigenvalue0.5380.3190.233
Monte Carlo probability test0.0010.0060.015
% cumulative variance in species data13.721.727.6

Variables of the canonic multiple regression

Soil moisture−0.0380.104−0.172
pH0.080−0.170−0.141
Soil temperature−0.1410.314−0.086
% ground cover0.304−0.480−0.784
Abundance of W. auropunctata 0.170−0.2680.984
Species richness0.7130.7870.482