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Table 1 Comparison of female MCG/male FTG ratio and F/M TTL ratio between successful and unsuccessful mating pairs.

From: Size-assortative mating and sexual size dimorphism are predictable from simple mechanics of mate-grasping behavior

Body components Successful mating pairs Unsuccessful mating pairs Difference between means Difference between coefficients of variation
  n Mean ± SD CV n Mean ± SD CV t-value df P-value Z P-value
MCG/FTG 32 0.98 ± 0.05 0.049 15 1.00 ± 0.08 0.081 -0.87 45 0.387 -2.31 0.021
TTL(F/M) 32 1.18 ± 0.06 0.047 15 1.21 ± 0.12 0.097 -1.26 45 0.213 -3.46 < 0.001
  1. Note - Analyses were done using t-test and a Z-test for difference between two coefficients of variation [63].