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Table 2 Proportion aggressive interactions of ant workers towards myrmecophiles and proportion myrmecophile individuals preying on ant brood (= brood predation tendency) for different myrmecophile species

From: Do well-integrated species of an inquiline community have a lower brood predation tendency? A test using red wood ant myrmecophiles

Species Proportion aggressive interactions N 95 % CI Proportion individuals preyed on brood N 95 % CI
Amidobia talpa 0.12 22 0.08–0.17 0.18 22 0.06–0.36
Cyphoderus albinus 0.00 15 0.00–0.02 0.00 15 0.00-NA
Clytra quadripunctata 0.01 10 0.00–0.03 0.67 24 0.48–0.83
Dinarda maerkelii 0.27 22 0.21–0.33 0.52 21 0.33–0.72
Dendrophilus pygmaeus 0.19 6 0.10–0.31 1.00 9 NA-1.00
Lyprocorrhe anceps 0.25 21 0.19–0.31 0.51 35 0.36–0.67
Leptacinus formicetorum 0.42 11 0.32–0.51 0.81 16 0.59–0.95
Monotoma angusticollis 0.03 20 0.01–0.06 0.68 25 0.49–0.83
Mastigusa arietina 0.73 12 0.64–0.81 0.10 10 0.01–0.36
Monotoma conicicollis 0.05 20 0.02–0.08 0.50 18 0.29–0.71
Myrmetes paykulli 0.23 18 0.13–0.25 0.67 21 0.46–0.83
Notothecta flavipes 0.63 21 0.56–0.70 0.96 23 0.83–1.00
Platyarthrus hoffmannseggi 0.05 20 0.03–0.09 0.60 20 0.39–0.79
Porcellio scaber 0.07 10 0.03–0.13 NA NA. NA
Quedius brevis 0.82 12 0.74–0.88 0.93 14 0.73–0.99
Stenus aterrimus 0.13 20 0.08–0.18 0.00 22 0.00-NA
Thiasophila angulata 0.45 35 0.40–0.50 0.98 41 0.90–1.00
Thyreosthenius biovatus 0.24 26 0.19–0.29 0.38 21 0.20–0.58
  1. N number of individuals tested, 95 % CI 95 % confidence interval, NA not available