Table 1

New Caenorhabditis species, region where they were isolated and reproductive mode

Species number

Representative isolate(s)

Geographic location(s)

Mode of reproduction


sp. 5

JU727

China

gonochoristic (male-female)


sp. 6

EG4788

Portugal

gonochoristic


sp. 7

JU1199

West Africa

gonochoristic


sp. 8

QX1182

Eastern USA

gonochoristic


sp. 9

JU1325

EG5268

South India

Congo

gonochoristic


sp. 10

JU1333

South India

gonochoristic


sp. 11

JU1373

La RĂ©union

hermaphroditic

JU1428

French Guiana


JU1630

Cape Verde


EG5889

Puerto Rico


JU1975

Brazil


QG131

Hawaii


sp. 12

JU1426

French Guiana

gonochoristic


sp. 13

JU1528

France

gonochoristic


sp. 14

EG5716

Moorea

gonochoristic

JU1905

Guadeloupe


sp. 15

QG122

Hawaii

gonochoristic


sp. 16

JU1873

Indonesia

gonochoristic


sp. 17

JU1825

French Guiana

gonochoristic


sp. 18

JU1857

French Guiana

gonochoristic


sp. 19

EG6142

Puerto Rico

gonochoristic


sp. 20

NIC113

Guadeloupe

gonochoristic


Kiontke et al. BMC Evolutionary Biology 2011 11:339   doi:10.1186/1471-2148-11-339

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