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Table 2 δ13C of whole mosquitoes in treatments T5-T7. Figures in parenthesis are standard deviations. n = number of mosquitoes analyzed; NS = no sample taken.

From: Use of carbon-13 as a population marker for Anopheles arabiensis in a sterile insect technique (SIT) context

Age (days) N T5 0.175 mg* T6 0.875 mg T7 1.75 mg
Pupae 5 -5.8 66.4 76.0
   (2.8) (15.4) (19.5)
3 5 -11.9 21.5 41.6
   (1.0) (4.7) (8.5)
7 5 -16.4 11.7 19.3
   (2.1) (3.6) (1.4)
14 5 -16.9 10.5 19.1
   (2.9) (7.1) (11.0)
21 3 -14.6 12.8 17.8
   (3.1) (0.2) (4.5)
28 3 NS 11.4 NS
    (1.7)  
  1. * 99 atom % 13C glucose added to tray as one-shot solution, in addition to regular fish food.
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