TABLE 2

Overall fluctuating asymmetry levels of infected and uninfected D. melanogaster females from field collections

Infected fliesUninfected flies
CollectionNEmbedded Image SDNEmbedded Image SDP
Gold Coast (2/95)123−0.192.269−0.131.890.941
Cairns (4/95)50−0.142.1851.111.060.058
Gold Coast (10/95)106−0.012.2915−0.671.190.277
  • P values are for t-tests comparing overall asymmetry of infected and uninfected females. Overall asymmetry was determined by standardizing and summing asymmetry levels of five traits (see text).