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Table 2 Mean number of P. truncatus pupae killed in 24 h by the predator 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 densityMean number of prey killed
Mean ± S.E.
Number of observationANOVA
10.10 ± 0.30a60df = 359
F = 1.205
P > 0.05
20.27 ± 0.57a60
30.38 ± 0.84a60
40.38 ± 0.90a60
50.43 ± 1.09a60
60.58 ± 1.45a60
  1. Mean values followed by different letters within each column differ significantly (P < 0.05)