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Table 2 Phenetic differentiation between sexes in each of the species

From: Wing sexual dimorphism of pathogen-vector culicids

  Number of individuals   Cross validation score    Mahalanobis Distance  
Species    Without allometry (%) With allometry (%)      
  Females Males Females Males Females Males Allometry (%) P With allometry Without allometry p
Cx. quinquefasciatus 17 17 100 100 71 71 4.57 0.1454 34.10 34.06 <.0001
Cx. nigripalpus 16 20 62.5 75 75 65 8.51 0.0025 16.70 16.62 <.0001
Oc. scapularis 24 25 100 100 100 96 5.64 0.0147 13.71 13.71 <.0001
An. albitarsis l.s. 15 9 87 89 53.3 67 9.50 0.0144 8.70 11.74 <.0001
An. homunculus 32 24 97 96 100 96 7.08 <.0001 9.94 10.23 <.0001
An. strodei l.s. 22 16 59.1 81.3 59.1 81.3 5.91 0.0219 9.19 10.14 <.0001
An. triannulatus l.s. 22 17 68.2 58.8 68.2 70.6 5.37 0.0379 9.00 9.68 <.0001
Ae. aegypti 25 25 96 92 92 84 6.55 0.0003 8.68 8.16 <.0001
An. cruzii 40 33 87.5 94 92.5 100 5.20 0.0001 7.12 7.57 <.0001
Ae. albopictus 25 25 88 88 88 88 3.70 0.0689 6.78 7.34 <.0001
  1. Signifiacant p-values are in bold. †: The p-values for the MD were equivalent for both cases (with/without allometry).
  2. Scores for the reclassification test after validation; allometric residues; and Mahalanobis distances and their respective statistical significances.