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Table 6 Mean life-history traits in the females of the eighteen members of the nasuta-albomicans complex of Drosophila (values are mean ± SE of 30 replicates) along with statistical analysis

From: Evolutionary experimentation through hybridization under laboratory condition in Drosophila: Evidence for Recombinational Speciation

Races Mean lifetime fecundity Mean ovariole number Mean lifetime fertility Hatching success (%)
D. n. nasuta (N) 184.90 ± 10.46 14.00 ± 0.44 113.83 ± 4.36 61.56
D. n. albomicans (A) 199.75 ± 10.63 16.63 ± 0.72 151.30 ± 6.45 75.74
Cytorace 1 (C1) 255.95 ± 11.91 16.73 ± 0.76 166.50 ± 7.52 65.05
Cytorace2 (C2) 256.80 ± 5.59 17.63 ± 0.80 164.16 ± 6.78 63.92
Cytorace 3 (C3) 201.30 ± 8.58 22.26 ± 0.75 139.70 ± 10.03 69.37
Cytorace 4 (C4) 227.25 ± 5.66 22.66 ± 0.66 157.65 ± 3.81 69.37
Cytorace 5 (C5) 239.55 ± 10.78 24.06 ± 0.96 162.90 ± 5.60 68.00
Cytorace 6 (C6) 240.00 ± 10.00 24.36 ± 0.76 178.10 ± 4.14 74.21
Cytorace 7 (C7) 218.15 ± 9.48 21.96 ± 0.57 139.40 ± 5.26 63.90
Cytorace 8 (C8) 281.50 ± 12.25 22.43 ± 0.76 193.45 ± 3.70 68.72
Cytorace 9 (C9) 203.90 ± 7.98 22.56 ± 0.59 148.20 ± 7.90 72.68
Cytorace 10 (C10) 204.55 ± 10.70 21.00 ± 0.63 133.95 ± 9.06 65.48
Cytorace 11 (C11) 219.90 ± 8.19 21.93 ± 1.10 150.75 ± 5.60 68.55
Cytorace 12 (C12) 169.00 ± 9.97 19.16 ± 0.57 127.55 ± 7.69 75.47
Cytorace 13 (C13) 247.40 ± 9.97 18.73 ± 0.60 89.15 ± 7.56 36.03
Cytorace 14 (C14) 229.30 ± 8.79 24.23 ± 0.53 159.10 ± 5.91 69.38
Cytorace 15 (C15) 198.50 ± 5.69 21.80 ± 1.48 140.25 ± 7.29 70.65
Cytorace 16 (C16) 217.80 ± 11.08 21.96 ± 0.82 148.85 ± 5.35 68.34
Analysis of variance (ANOVA) F = 9.432; d.f. = 17, 522; P < 0.001 F = 14.005; d.f = 17, 522; P < 0.001 F = 12.410; d.f.= 17, 522; P < 0.001