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Table 1 Comparison of alpha diversity (Mean ± SD, n = 10) of Monochamus alternatus larvae

From: Associated bacteria of a pine sawyer beetle confer resistance to entomopathogenic fungi via fungal growth inhibition

Treatment Chao1 Shannon Simpson
  Gut Cuticle Gut Cuticle Gut Cuticle
Tween-80 246.36 ± 46.51 92.71 ± 19.27 1.66 ± 0.36 2.10 ± 0.40 0.35 ± 0.11 0.20 ± 0.07
1 × 107Bb 201.76 ± 79.63 89.17 ± 33.93 2.12 ± 0.62 1.63 ± 0.50* 0.22 ± 0.13* 0.32 ± 0.14*
1 × 108Bb 140.54 ± 62.30*** 133.53 ± 34.16** 1.67 ± 0.47 1.66 ± 0.54 0.33 ± 0.14 0.36 ± 0.18*
1 × 109Bb 114.35 ± 31.59*** 124.16 ± 39.15* 1.84 ± 0.61 1.81 ± 0.45 0.29 ± 0.20 0.28 ± 0.0.16
  1. Gut and cuticle bacterial community separately compared between treatments with Beauveria bassiana and Tween-80 group
  2. *Indicates significant differences, *P < 0.05, **P < 0.01, ***P < 0.001