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Table 1 Effects of social characters on colony efficiency (the number of termites)

From: Intracolonial genetic variation affects reproductive skew and colony productivity during colony foundation in a parthenogenetic termite

Response variable Explanatory variable Z value P value
Founders’ survival rate colony type (CT) 1.835 0.067
Colony size colony type (CT) −2.017 0.044*
  founders’ survival rate (FSR) −1.048 0.295
  interaction between CT & FSR 1.094 0.274
Nymph/worker ratio colony type (CT) −0.790 0.430
  founders’ survival rate (FSR) −0.533 0.594
  colony size (CS) 0.306 0.759
  interaction between CT & FSR 1.149 0.251
  interaction between CT & CS 1.265 0.206
  interaction between FSR & CS 0.280 0.779
  interaction between CT, FSR & CS −1.433 0.152
Number of soldiers colony type (CT) 0.405 0.685
  founders’ survival rate (FSR) 0.421 0.674
  colony size (CS) −0.060 0.952
  interaction between CT & FSR −0.181 0.856
  interaction between CT & CS −0.872 0.383
  interaction between FSR & CS 0.010 0.992
  interaction between CT, FSR & CS 0.374 0.708
Number of nymphoids colony type (CT) 0.165 0.869
  founders’ survival rate (FSR) −0.725 0.469
  colony size (CS) −0.623 0.533
  interaction between CT & FSR −0.216 0.829
  interaction between CT & CS 0.119 0.905
  interaction between FSR & CS −0.029 0.977
  interaction between CT, FSR & CS −0.084 0.933
  1. Social characters include colony types (i.e., sister-pair and unrelated-pair colonies), founders’ survival rate, colony size and their interactions. “*” indicates P < 0.05 in generalized linear mixed model (GLMM) analyses.