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Table 1 Frequencies of male thanatosis and female gift control in PG (protein fly gift), FG (fly gift), WG (worthless gift) and NG (no gift) groups.

From: Worthless donations: male deception and female counter play in a nuptial gift-giving spider

  PG
(n = 20)
FG
(n = 20)
WG
(n = 12)
NG
(n = 9)
Statistics
      χ2 P DF
Male thanatosis 12 a 11 a 1 b 0 12.1 = 0.006 3
Female gift control 20 a 20 a 1 b - 40.0 < 0.00001 2