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Table 3 Pairwise comparisons of immunity as measured by PO activity and haemocyte counts and condition for the different 'colour classes' (males, blue, blue-green and green females).

From: Immune function and parasite resistance in male and polymorphic female Coenagrion puella

dependent variable 'colour class' (1) 'colour class' (2) mean difference (1–2) SE P
PO activity [ln] blue female green female 0.579 0.0531 0.277
   intermediate female 0.265 0.0568 0.641
   male 1.860 0.0542 0.001
  green female intermediate female -0.314 0.0395 0.428
   male 1.281 0.0364 0.001
  intermediate female male 1.595 0.0405 < 0.001
haemocyte [sqrt] blue female green female 0.120 0.0431 0.781
   intermediate female 0.469 0.0462 0.311
   male 1.133 0.0441 0.011
  green female intermediate female 0.348 0.0321 0.279
   male 1.013 0.0296 0.001
  intermediate female male 0.665 0.0330 0.045
dry weight [mg] blue female green female -0.028 0.045 0.533
   intermediate female -0.046 0.048 0.338
   male -0.106 0.046 0.022
  green female intermediate female -0.018 0.034 0.590
   male -0.078 0.031 0.012
  intermediate female male -0.060 0.034 0.083
fat content [mg] blue female green female -0.028 0.045 0.533
   intermediate female -0.046 0.048 0.338
   male -0.106 0.046 0.022
  green female intermediate female -0.018 0.034 0.590
   male -0.078 0.031 0.012
  intermediate female male -0.060 0.034 0.083