Table 3

Evolutionary models as selected by MrModeltest v2.3 software for each of the individual gene fragments and for the combined datasets using AIC criteria

Gene/gene

data set

AIC best

model fit

Gamma distribution

shape parameter

Ti/Tv ratio


g-1

HKY+I

Equal rates

2.3975

g-1 *

HKY+I

Equal rates

2.0159

g-2

HKY

Equal rates

1.4707

g-2 *

HKY+I

Equal rates

1.4748

g-3

HKY

Equal rates

1.6034

g-3 *

HKY

Equal rates

1.5926

g-4

GTR

Equal rates

n/a

g-5

HKY+I

Equal rates

0.9858

g-5 *

HKY+G

0.7707

1.3060

g-6

HKY

Equal rates

1.6034

g-6 *

HKY+I

Equal rates

1.9435

g-7

HKY

Equal rates

2.0482

g-8

K80+G

0.4266

1.2698

g-9

HKY+G

0.3713

1.2549

g-9 *

HKY+G

1.4564

1.1334

g-10

HKY+G

0.5641

1.7196

g-11

HKY+G

0.2939

1.1779

g-11 *

HKY+G

0.7744

1.2061

g-12

HKY+I

Equal rates

1.8313

g-13

HKY+I

Equal rates

1.5462

g-14

HKY

Equal rates

1.1717

g-15

HKY+I

Equal rates

1.1507

g-16

HKY+I

Equal rates

1.1031

g-17

HKY+G

1.0609

1.7507

g-18

HKY

Equal rates

1.4334

g-18 *

HKY

Equal rates

1.4658

g-19

HKY+I

Equal rates

1.4589

g-19 *

HKY+I

Equal rates

1.1127

data set A

HKY+G

0.9572

1.4147

data set B

HKY+G

0.6449

1.4868

exons

HKY+G

0.1595

2.0983

introns

GTR+G

1.0173

n/a


* including the outgroup S. nicolai

Christelov√° et al. BMC Evolutionary Biology 2011 11:103   doi:10.1186/1471-2148-11-103

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