Table 2

Analysis of molecular variance (AMOVA) showing partitioning of mtDNA genetic variation within and among regions1
Source of variation d.f. Sum of squares Variance components Percentage of variation
A. cingulata Fst = 1.00000
Among regions 2 10.371 0.47420 34.35*
Among populations within regions 17 18.829 0.90615 65.65*
Within populations 5 0.000 0.00000 0.00*
Total 24 29.200 1.38035
A. zelandica Fst = 0.53778
Among regions 5 50.856 0.49576 28.74*
Among populations within regions 69 98.313 0.43187 25.04*
Within populations 37 29.500 0.79730 46.22*
Total 111 178.670 1.72492
A. strepitans Fst = 0.98929
Among regions 3 100.958 4.20935 40.56*
Among populations within regions 11 100.167 6.05782 58.37*
Within populations 9 1.000 0.11111 1.07*
Total 23 202.125 10.37829
N. sericea Fst = 0.83766
Among regions 2 54.042 2.51745 40.87*
Among populations within regions 32 87.958 2.64237 42.90
Within populations 2 2.000 1.00000 16.23
Total 27

1 Regions were defined by a six-way, north-to-south partition of the NZ mainland. Asterisks indicate statistically significant tests (p < 0.05).

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Marshall et al. BMC Evolutionary Biology 2012 12:177   doi:10.1186/1471-2148-12-177

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