Table 5

Mean copy number of Osvaldo retrotransposon in different natural D. buzzatii populations: original and colonising

ELEMENT

POPULATIONS


Osvaldo

Original

Colonising


Argentinaa

(6)

Argentinab

(2)

I. Peninsulaa

(5)

I. Peninsulab

(1)

Australiac

(2)

Mean

1.22

0.85

2.85

2.99

1.75


The numbers of populations analyzed are in parenthesis; subscripts represent a detailed explanation about populations and bibliographic references;a: Argentinean populations (Amaicha, Arroyo Escobar, Catamarca, Cébila, Palo Labrado and Vipos) and Iberian populations (Carboneras, Sanlúcar, La línea, Mazarrón and Albufeira) as described in Labrador et al. 1998;b: Argentinean populations of Berna and Puerto Tirol and Iberian population of Carboneras, as described in García Guerreiro and Fontdevila;c: Australian populations (Inglewood and Jandowae) presented in this work.

García Guerreiro and Fontdevila BMC Evolutionary Biology 2011 11:111   doi:10.1186/1471-2148-11-111

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