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Table 6 Statistical comparisons (P-value, error risk) of egg metric properties between Panstrongylus chinai and P. howardi

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

Size / ShapeStatistical measuresP. chinaiP. howardiP-value
Size (perimeter)Mean4.88 ± 0.194.66 ± 0.12< 0.0001
Variance0.0350.015< 0.0001
ShapeValidated reclassification97% (76/78)94% (71/75) 
Metric disparity0.000590.00039< 0.0100