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Table 2 Log-transformed weight-to-length ratios (log W/L) of Triatoma infestans captured by sticky traps (ST) and timed-manual collections (TMC)

From: Improved detection of house infestations with triatomines using sticky traps: a paired-comparison trial in the Argentine Chaco

Detection methodMedian log (W/L) of bugs (SD; n)
Fourth-instarFifth-instarFemaleMale
ST1.27 (0.77; 10)1.65 (0.26; 7)**2.40 (0.23; 10)*2.08 (0.27; 10)
TMC1.94 (0.43; 14)2.62 (0.62; 40)**2.57 (0.28; 17)*2.17 (0.24; 38)
  1. Abbreviation: n, number of bugs examined
  2. *P = 0.037, **P = 0.007