Table 3

ISS test for several subgroups within Tunicata

Subgroups

Saturation test

Iss

Iss.c S

P

Iss.c A

P


Phlebobranchia

0.584

0.747

0.031

0.536

0.524

+ Aplousobranchia

Phlebobranchia

0.533

0.755

0.001

0.556

0.726

Thaliacea

0.807

0.760

0.390

0.626

0.001

Mogulidae

0.251

0.752

0.000

0.593

0.000

Stylidae + Pyuridae

0.330

0.746

0.000

0.481

0.014

Stylidae

0.183

0.748

0.000

0.569

0.000


Results of the index of substitution saturation test for different tunicate subgroups. Iss.c S and Iss.c A: critical values for the index of substitution saturation (ISS) if the true tree is symmetrical (S) or asymmetrical (A). Iss > Iss.c indicates saturation.

Letsch and Kjer BMC Evolutionary Biology 2011 11:146   doi:10.1186/1471-2148-11-146

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