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Table 1 Effect of stable isotope enrichment on C. sonorensis emergence

From: Laboratory evaluation of stable isotope labeling of Culicoides (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae) for adult dispersal studies

Treatment Average day of emergence (Mean ± SD) Median day of emergence (Mean ± SD) No. of emerged adults (Mean ± SD) No. of emerged adults (Range)
13C-High 55.0 ± 9.00a 55.5 ± 5.66a 71.4 ± 24.1a 47–129
13C-Low 52.5 ± 9.37b 53.4 ± 6.04a 70.5 ± 20.2a 37–100
15N-High 56.4 ± 9.28a 56.9 ± 3.50a 47.5 ± 22.8a 23–77
15N-Low 55.9 ± 10.1a 57.8 ± 4.61a 60.4  ± 25.8a 25–99
Control 50.5 ± 7.23c 51.3 ± 2.58a 66.9 ± 30.3a 19–110
  1. Note: Superscript letters represent significant differences between treatments in a column (P < 0.005)
  2. Abbreviation: SD, standard deviation