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Table 1 Mean number of P. truncatus larvae killed in 24 h by A. biannulipes in function of density

From: Population dynamics of the predator Alloeocranum biannulipes Montrouzier and Signoret (Hemiptera: Reduviidae) feeding on the larger grain borer, Prostephanus truncatus (Horn) (Coleoptera: Bostrichidae), infesting cassava chips

Prey densityNumber of prey killed
Mean ± S.E.
Number of observationsANOVA
10.02 ± 0.12a60df = 359
F = 4.418
P < 0.001
20.05 ± 0.22a60
40.15 ± 0.57ab60
60.25 ± 0.50b60
80.32 ± 0.65b60
100.13 ± 0.38ab60
  1. Mean values followed by different letters within each column differ significantly (P < 0.05)