TABLE 2

Naturally Wolbachia-infected D. yakuba, D. teissieri, and D. santomea and expression of CI

Cross (female × male)EggsCrosses% mortalityComparisona
1. D. yakuba (T) × D. yakuba (T)145626 7.6 ± 1.71 vs. 2 (NS)
2. D. yakuba (T) × D. yakuba (wSty)166026 9.3 ± 2.6
3. D. teissieri (T) × D. teissieri (T)14242613.9 ± 2.43 vs. 4 (NS)
4. D. teissieri (T) × D. teissieri (wSty)18352613.0 ± 2.6
5. D. santomea (T) × D. santomea (T) 80719 8.8 ± 2.35 vs. 6 (NS)
6. D. santomea (T) × D. santomea (wSty)199131 8.4 ± 2.3
  • a Pairs of crosses were compared using the t-test.

  • CI is reported as percentage embryo mortality ±SE. Experiments for each Drosophila species were performed simultaneously. NS, no significant difference.