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Table 3 Multivariate linear regressions for the effect of phylum-level bacterial composition, larval density (10, 20, and 40 larvae), and their interaction on Culex pipiens female and male emergence and oviposition rates

From: Asymmetric effects of native and exotic invasive shrubs on ecology of the West Nile virus vector Culex pipiens (Diptera: Culicidae)

Variable Emergence rate Oviposition rate
T P T P
Intercept 3.80 0.0003* 7.18 <0.0001*
α-proteobacteria −1.69 0.0958 −0.36 0.7258
Bacteroidetes 3.86 0.0003* −2.10 0.0580
Firmicutes −1.07 0.2867 0.60 0.5572
β-proteobacteria −2.75 0.0077* 0.93 0.3726
Acidobacteria 1.98 0.0437* 0.21 0.8338
γ-proteobacteria 0.49 0.6263 −0.39 0.7037
Actinobacteria −0.22 0.8273 1.43 0.1788
Density −3.03 0.0035* - -
Density*α-proteobacteria 0.08 0.9365 - -
Density*Bacteroidetes 2.39 0.0196* - -
Density*Firmicutes 1.06 0.2944 - -
Density*β-proteobacteria −1.44 0.1560 - -
Density*Acidobacteria 0.97 0.3370 - -
Density*γ-proteobacteria 0.20 0.8437 - -
Density*Actinobacteria −0.67 0.5068 - -
  1. Asterisks indicate statistically significant effects at α = 0.05