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Table 2 Means (± standard deviations) of the number of bristles (BR), thin-walled trichoid (TH), thick-walled trichoid (TK), and basiconica (BA) of the antenna of Panstrongylus chinai and P. howardi

From: Chagas vectors Panstrongylus chinai (Del Ponte, 1929) and Panstrongylus howardi (Neiva, 1911): chromatic forms or true species?

SpeciesSexBRTKTHBA
Pedi*MPediPedi*MFPedi
P. chinaiMales (n = 29)84.5 ± 11.43.4 ± 2.8278.8 ± 74.45.51 ± 3.21
Females (n = 16)102.6 ± 8.26.1 ± 4.8101.7 ± 25.54.6 ± 2.7
P. howardiMales (n = 15)101.1 ± 173.2 ± 4.9257.5 ± 83.96.5 ± 2.7
Females (n = 8)101.5 ± 11.32.4 ± 3.2214 ± 37.25.3 ± 1.3
  Flag1Flag1Flag1*MFFlag1
P. chinaiMales (n = 29)29.1 ± 6.477.4 ± 28.2157.4 ± 31.940.5 ± 8.3
Females (n = 16)32.7 ± 6.351.6 ± 17.1157.6 ± 48.829.2 ± 8.9
P. howardiMales (n = 15)31.1 ± 5.979.5 ± 27.1181.6 ± 41.143.2 ± 13.5
 Females (n = 8)35.1 ± 2.357 ± 18.5166.8 ± 38.228.4 ± 4.9
  Flag2Flag2Flag2*MFFlag2
P. chinaiMales (n = 29)19.2 ± 4.138.1 ± 15.3133.2 ± 36.531.7 ± 13.6
Females (n = 16)22.3 ± 3.924.1 ± 8.2157.8 ± 38.823.3 ± 9.2
P. howardiMales (n = 15)19.2 ± 3.942 ± 15.4158.5 ± 42.230.1 ± 8.6
Females (n = 8)24.5 ± 3.437.4 ± 12.2183 ± 22.927.3 ± 7.9
  1. Abbreviations: *MF, statistically significant between taxa in both sexes (males and females) for TH in Pedicell; Pedi, Pedicell; Flag1, flagellum 1; Flag2, flagellum 2; *M, in males only for BR in Pedicell; n, number of specimens in each group