Table 1

Estimation of divergence ages in mya (95% highest posterior density)

node

nuclear DNA

mitochondrial DNA


cercopithecoids - hominoids

24.39 (22.44-26.47)

23.73 (21.88-25.94)

Pongo - Homo/Pan

13.89 (12.80-14.95)

13.58 (12.51-14.64)

Homo - Pan

6.39 (5.85-7.01)

6.18 (5.62-6.70)

cercopithecines - colobines

15.50 (14.45-16.56)

15.92 (14.11-17.79)

Cholorocebus - other cercopithecines

9.47 (7.52-11.57)

10.56 (8.78-12.29)

Macaca - Papio/Theropithecus

6.59 (5.12-8.27)

8.55 (6.82-10.03)

Papio - Theropithecus

3.80 (3.20-4.38)

3.97 (3.39-4.46)

Colobus - other colobines (A-I)

10.93 (9.60-12.31)

-

Piliocolobus/Procolobus - Asian colobines (A-II)

10.73 (9.38-12.04)

-

African - Asian colobines (C-I)

-

10.90 (9.34-12.44)

Colobus - Piliocolobus/Procolobus (C-II)

-

8.47 (6.83-9.88)

Piliocolobus - Procolobus (A-III, C-III)

6.92 (4.38-9.35)

6.58 (4.99-8.04)

Asian colobines (A-IV, C-IV)

8.12 (7.14-9.16)

8.91 (7.43-10.23)

Trachypithecus - Semnopithecus (A-V)

2.56 (1.25-4.22)

-

Presbytis - odd-nosed monkeys (A-VI)

7.96 (6.93-8.95)

-

Presbytis - Trachypithecus (C-V)

-

7.45 (5.88-8.86)

odd-nosed monkeys (A-VII, C-VI)

6.43 (5.03-7.75)

6.91 (5.60-8.20)

Pygathrix - Nasalis/Simias (A-VIII, C-VII)

5.66 (4.22-7.01)

6.23 (5.11-7.38)

Nasalis - Simias (A-IX, C-VIII)

1.06 (0.44-1.81)

1.88 (1.21-2.45)


Roos et al. BMC Evolutionary Biology 2011 11:77   doi:10.1186/1471-2148-11-77

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