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Table 5 Model averaging summary showing the magnitude of effect and relative importance of different environmental variables in puddle habitats on the abundance of C. stellifer

From: Habitat associations of Culicoides species (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae) abundant on a commercial cervid farm in Florida, USA

Environmental variableEstimate (SE)Relative variable importancen (containing models)
Intercept0.76 (0.49)  
pH− 0.31 (0.25)0.674
Phosphorus− 0.35 (0.35)0.665
Electrical conductivity− 0.12 (0.20)0.352
Potassium0.22 (0.34)0.333
Magnesium− 0.17 (0.29)0.333
Organic matter− 0.10 (0.21)0.242
Zinc0.04 (0.14)0.111
  1. Abbreviation: SE, standard error