Table 4: The effect of mouthpart-specific, RNAi mediated inhibition of components of the WG and HH pathways on distal maxillary palp length.

RNAi lineConstructTargeted mRNALength of the distal maxillary palp (μm) ± SEM
Female (UASdicer2+)Male (UASdicer2)

y w160 ± 3 (5)#139 ± 1 (5)
1402193HH144 ± 3 (5)141 ± 2 (5)
1403193HH126 ± 1 (5)127 ± 3 (5)
432556242HH138 ± 2 (5)136 ± 3 (5)

y w156 ± 3 (5)134 ± 1 (5)
133515007WG134 ± 3 (5)135 ± 4 (5)
396765007WG130 ± 6 (2)127 ± 2 (3)
77671372ARM138 ± 1 (5)141 ± 1 (4)
107344102545ARM— (0)108 ± 8 (4)
2594010429PAN143 ± 3 (5)138 + 2 (5)
9542577SMO136 ± 2 (4)134 ± 2 (5)

Data in the same column with the same letter are not significantly different (P > 0.05).
Number of biological replicates.