Table 4.
Correlation Coefficients of Bees from Colony 25. 
Measurement Taken 
Size
of Cell

Length
of right fore wing 
Width
of right fore wing 
Sum
of widths of 3 and 4 tergites 
Length
of proboscis 
Length
of glossa 
Length
of mentum 
Sum
of lengths of mentum & glossa 
Dry weight 
A
B
C

+0.4738*
+0.3217*
+0.3135* 
+0.4255*
+0.3780*
+0.2674 
+0.3873*
+0.2242
+0.3354
** 
+0.4460*
+0.0919
+0.1939

+0.3410**
0.0483
0.0591

+0.3135**
+0.0378
+0.2634

+0.4227*
+0.0191
+0.0596

Length of right fore wing 
A
B
C


+0.7095*
+0.4427*
+0.6312* 
+0.3011**
+0.2108
+0.3635
** 
+0.7274*
+0.2818*
+0.6297* 
+0.6902*
+0.2934**
+0.5216* 
+0.3538**
+0.2258
+0.3324
** 
+0.7404*
+0.3582**
+0.6086* 
Width of right fore wing 
A
B
C



+0.2444
+0.1164
+0.1831

+0.4716*
+0.1776
+0.2918

+0.3713*
+0.0861
+0.3113
* 
+0.4060*
+0.3314**
+0.1121 
+0.1991
0.0764
+0.2607

Sum of widths of 3 and 4 tergites 
A
B
C




+0.2120
0.1406
+0.2241

+0.2559
0.0476
+0.1900

0.0886
0.0733
+0.2124

+0.9547*
+0.9546*
+0.9430* 
Length of proboscis 
A
B
C





+0.3977*
+0.4967*
+0.5570* 
+0.9091*
+0.8487*
+0.7881* 
+0.3011**
+0.2108
+0.3635
** 
Length of glossa 
A
B
C






+0.0682
+0.0288
+0.1835

+0.4311*
+0.5219*
+0.3121** 
Length of mentum 
A
B
C







+0.6565*
+0.8838*
+0.8355* 
*Correlation coefficient is highly significant.
**Correlation coefficient is significant but not highly so.
