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Fig. 4 | BMC Evolutionary Biology

Fig. 4

From: Co-founding ant queens prevent disease by performing prophylactic undertaking behaviour

Fig. 4

Biting and burial of co-foundress corpses improve queen survival. The number of queens surviving following the death of a co-foundress due to infection, was significantly increased when they performed a biting and b burial, whereas there was no significant effect for c removal (error bars show ±95% CIs given; letters denote significant GLM results at α = 0.05; n.s. = non-significant). Supporting data in Additional file 4

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