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Table 1 Frequency distribution (%) of the ovarian categories in female G. austeni and G. pallidipes as determined by ovarian ageing

From: Wolbachia, Sodalis and trypanosome co-infections in natural populations of Glossina austeni and Glossina pallidipes

Ovarian category Estimated age (days) Frequency (%) P-value
   G. pallidipes(n = 103) G. austeni(n = 67)
0 0–8 1.6 4.5 0.6812
1 8–19 7.8 14.9 0.2011
2 20–30 30.1 25.4 0.6016
3 30–40 22.3 22.4 1.000
4 40–50 13.6 16.4 0.6607
5 50–60 5.8 3.0 0.4820
6 60–70 12.6 10.4 0.8090
7 70–80 4.9 3.0 0.7052
  1. There were no significant differences in number of females per ovarian category between the two species.