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Table 4 Statistical comparisons of locomotor-activity parameters of the ablation experiment: TALD (total activity in LD), TADD (total activity in DD), TA (total activity), and PROPDD (proportion of activity in DD). ANOVA with Tukey’s post-hoc test used to compare parameters among treatments. Results of pairwise comparisons for each parameter are shown as superscript letters; in each column the different letters represent significant difference among treatments

From: Locomotor activity in males of Aedes aegypti can shift in response to females’ presence

Treatment n TALD TADD TA PROPDD
   Mean ± SD Mean ± SD) Mean ± SD Mean ± SD
M_abl_ant 40 45.77 ± 17.56a 102.48 ± 55.95a 148.26 ± 62.42a 0.66 ± 0.13a
M_abl_ant_F 40 40.45 ± 15.49a 97.77 ± 58.59a 138.21 ± 65.71a 0.67 ± 0.15a
M w/ F_abl_wng 40 87.51 ± 27.21b 200.28 ± 73.02b 287.79 ± 83.65b 0.68 ± 0.11a
M w/ F 40 101.39 ± 28.24b 228.33 ± 75.90b 329.72 ± 86.10b 0.68 ± 0.08a
ANOVA F (P)   76.61 (< 0.0001) 40.6 (< 0.0001) 66.77 (< 0.0001) 0.186 (0.906)
  1. Abbreviations: M_abl_ant males with ablated antennae, M_abl_ant_F males with ablated antennae with females, M w/ F_abl_wng males with females with ablated wings, M w/ F males with females