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Table 3 Mean number of bat flies per infested bat in the different bat species

From: Bat flies (Diptera: Nycteribiidae and Streblidae) infesting cave-dwelling bats in Gabon: diversity, dynamics and potential role in Polychromophilus melanipherus transmission

  M.i H.c H.g R.a C.a ANOVA
  F df P
All caves 1.97 ± 0.09 0.42 ± 0.06 0.21 ± 0.03 1.08 ± 0.13 0.12 ± 0.06 88.28 1149 < 0.0001
Kessipoughou 1.62 ± 0.15 1.10 ± 0.17 0.32 ± 0.04 2.57 ± 0.37 na 39.51 461 < 0.0001
Djibilong 2.13 ± 0.15 0.19 ± 0.06 na 1.50 ± 0.71 na 40.55 248 < 0.0001
Faucon 2.23 ± 0.19 0.07 ± 0.05 0 na 0.12 ± 0.06 52.20 180 < 0.0001
Zadie na 0.01 ± 0.01 0 0.53 ± 0.08 na 21.89 251 < 0.0001
  1. Abbreviations: C.a Coleura afra, H.c Hipposideros caffer complex, H.g Hipposideros gigas, M.i Miniopterus inflatus, R.a Rousettus aegyptiacus, ANOVA, analysis of variance, F ANOVA F-statistic, df degrees of freedom, P P-value, na, not applicable (i.e. missing data)