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Table 3 Discriminant Analysis between groups of queens and workers within six Temnothorax species based on their specific cuticular hydrocarbon profiles.

From: Queen pheromones in Temnothorax ants: control or honest signal?

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