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Table 6 Correlation between host colony size and parasite genetic parameters

From: The effect of host social system on parasite population genetic structure: comparative population genetics of two ectoparasitic mites and their bat hosts

  M. myotis M. bechsteini
Parasite trait ρ p ρ p
Number of haplotypes 0.75 0.09 0.28 0.26
Nucleotide diversity −0.26 0.61 0.29 0.24
Expected heterozygosity 0.64 0.17 0.49 0.12
Observed heterozygosity 0.41 0.43 0.16 0.64
Allelic richness 0.9 0.015 0.45 0.06
  1. Spearman rank correlations between host colony size and parasite genetic parameters. For each pair the correlation coefficient (ρ) and the P-value are given. No correlations were significant after Bonferroni correction (p < 0.01).