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Table 1 Adult dry weight and fat weight (2009)

From: Born to be bee, fed to be worker? The caste system of a primitively eusocial insect

  n Dry weight Fat weight Proportion of fat
   (mg ± SD) (mg ± SD)  
Foundresses 28 26.13 ± 4.26 1.81 ± 0.89 6.9 ± 4.1 %
First brood females 23 20.93 ± 3.80 1.23 ± 0.41 5.8 ± 3.5 %
Second brood females 34 25.94 ± 5.94 2.52 ± 1.72 9.2 ± 4.6 %
Second brood males 13 13.16 ± 4.34 0.79 ± 0.60 5.5 ± 3.9 %
  1. n = number of nests.