Table 3

Discriminant Analysis between groups of queens and workers within six Temnothorax species based on their specific cuticular hydrocarbon profiles.

Species

No. of peaks

Wilks' λ

F-values

p-levels

correct classification


T. nylanderi

46

0.1098

F (7.7) = 8.105

< 0.01

100%

T. crassispinus

48

0.0068

F (10.4) = 58.828

< 0.001

100%

T. unifasciatus

46

0.0614

F (8.8) = 15.290

< 0.0001

100%

T. recedens

52

0.1919

F (11.32) = 12.248

< 0.0001

100%

T. lichtensteini

48

0.1326

F (8.14) = 11.453

< 0.0001

100%

T. affinis

46

0.1972

F (8.13) = 6.616

< 0.01

100%


Percentages of correct classifications of individuals from predefined groups are given in the right column.

Brunner et al. BMC Evolutionary Biology 2011 11:55   doi:10.1186/1471-2148-11-55

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