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Table 2 Trait measurements in mm of worker-produced and males of undetermined sourcea (mean ± SD) and results from type II Wald tests on LMM (df = 1) * p < 0.05, ** p < 0.01

From: Origin, behaviour, and genetics of reproductive workers in an invasive ant

Trait Worker-produced Undetermined sourcea χ2 P
Head width 0.77 ± 0.04 n = 55 0.74 ± 0.03 n = 24 10.423 0.0012**
Weber’s length 1.79 ± 0.12 n = 83 1.72 ± 0.12 n = 30 3.7443 0.053
Wing width 1.37 ± 0.10 n = 50 1.30 ± 0.10 n = 30 0.2135 0.644
Wing length 3.11 ± 0.20 n = 54 2.98 ± 0.22 n = 21 4.3492 0.037*
  1. a Males that could have been produced by queen (dealate or alate) or workers