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Table 1 Percentage of response ± SE of virgin and mated male and female of Coccinella undecimpunctata to different odor sources, tested in a 4-arm olfactometer (single individual experiment)

From: Responses of the predatory species, Coccinella undecimpunctata L. (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae), to the volatiles from its prey, Aphis craccivora Koch. and Vicia faba plant

Predator type No. No. of non-response % Response  
Un-infested bean plant Aphids Infested bean plant with aphids Empty chamber P value
Virgin male 80 15 25.00 ± 1.89 a (AB) 21.25 ± 3.50 b (B) 31.25 ± 2.26 b (A) 3.75 ± 1.83 a (C) < 0.001
Virgin female 80 16 21.25 ± 1.25 a (B) 17.50 ± 2.50 b (B) 36.25 ± 4.20 ab (A) 5.00 ± 1.89 a (C) < 0.001
Mated male 80 14 12.50 ± 2.50 b (B) 30.00 ± 2.67 a (A) 32.50 ± 5.90 b (A) 7.50 ± 2.50 a (B) < 0.001
Mated female 80 12 13.75 ± 1.83 b (B) 20.00 ± 2.67 b (B) 47.50 ± 3.13 a (A) 3.75 ± 1.82 a (C) < 0.001
P value   < 0.001 0.014 0.03 0.41  
L.S.D (A) 4.12
L.S.D (B) 4.12
L.S.D (A*B) 8.25