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Table 4 Estimated values for A. biannulipes feeding on P. truncatus larvae and pupae

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

 ParametersTypeEstimationStandard error95% confidence intervalsR2
Larvaea (h−1)I0.0270.0100.0070.0480.10
Pupaea (h−1)III0.1250.0310.0640.1870.35
 Th 0.3520.0972.0173.722 
  1. a the instantaneous search time or attack, Th the handling time by prey density