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## Flour Beetle Data

### Description

This data set illustrates the acute mortality of flour beetles
(*Tribolium confusum*) following 5 hour exposure to carbon disulfide
gas.

### Usage

`data(beetle)`

### Format

A data frame with 8 rows and 4 variables.

`Dose`

dose of carbon disulfide in mg/L.

`Number_tested`

number of beetles exposed to given dose of carbon disulfide.

`Number_killed`

number of beetles dead after 5 hour exposure to given dose of carbon disulfide.

`Mortality_rate`

proportion of total beetles found dead after 5 hour exposure.

### Details

Burnham and Anderson (2002, p. 195) use this data set originally from Young and Young (1998) to show model selection for binomial models with different link functions (logit, probit, cloglog).

### Source

Burnham, K. P., Anderson, D. R. (2002) *Model Selection and
Multimodel Inference: a practical information-theoretic
approach*. Second edition. Springer: New York.

Young, L. J., Young, J. H. (1998) *Statistical Ecology*. Kluwer
Academic Publishers: London.

### Examples

```
data(beetle)
## maybe str(beetle) ; plot(beetle) ...
```

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