Table 1: Composition of Ectatomma ruidum colonies in two different habitat types, percent parasitized brood, and number and stage of development of Kapala iridicolor individuals.

Ectatomma ruidumKapala iridicolor
Nest NumberHabitatQueen NumberGynesMalesWorkersLarvaePupaeTotalParasitized larvae (%)Parasitized pupae (%)Planidia/scarPupaeAdults

1Woodland00534172379 2 (11.8) 1 (4.4)301(♂)
2Woodland00098320 1 (12.5)0 (0)100
3Woodland003272418721 (4.2)0 (0)100
4Woodland00052058830 (0) 10 (17.2)07(5♂, 1♀, 1?)3(1♂, 2♀)
5Woodland0152836481180 (0) 4 (8.3)02(1♂, 1♀)2(♀)
6Woodland00247121462160 (0) 1 (2.2)001(♂)
7Woodland0011727550 1 (3.7)0 (0)100
8Woodland001418910123 2 (2.2)–-200
9Grassland00014636830 (0)0 (0)000
10Grassland00091822490 (0)0 (0)000
11Grassland00132521500 (0)0 (0)000
12Grassland000152532720 (0)0 (0)000
13Grassland011272616710 (0) 1 (6.3)001(♂)
14Grassland001383123930 (0)0 (0)000
15Grassland002233934980 (0) 1 (2.9)01(♂)0
16Grassland00220119420 (0)0 (0)000
17Grassland00034333198 1 (3.0)0 (0)100
18Grassland1003942201020 (0)0 (0)000
19Grassland00040421395 1 (2.4)0 (0)200
20Grassland00032510380 (0)0 (0)000

Total12374507144481652 9 (1.3)18 (4.0)11108