Table 2

Similarity between trees from different data sets

Clade

Combined-data and mtDNA

Combined-data and nucDNA

mtDNA and nucDNA


Balistid fish

16%

24%

11%

Scarine fish

83%

63%

50%

Hemiphractid frogs

64%

52%

30%

Hylid frogs

27%

44%

13%

Plethodon salamanders

73%

27%

23%

Phrynosomatid lizards

37%

71%

26%

Alcid birds

91%

33%

23%

Caprimulgid birds

53%

82%

38%

Cotingid birds

53%

71%

35%

Dicaeid birds

80%

34%

24%

Emydid turtles

54%

60%

37%

Cervid mammals

99%

37%

27%

Murid rodents (Philippines)

30%

63%

23%

Murid rodents (Sahul)

55%

96%

53%


The proportion of nodes shared between each pair of trees (mtDNA, nucDNA and combined-data) for each clade. Boldfaced proportion indicates which of the two data sets (mtDNA, nucDNA) the combined-data tree is more similar to.

Fisher-Reid and Wiens BMC Evolutionary Biology 2011 11:300   doi:10.1186/1471-2148-11-300

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