Table 1

Details of the modern and ancient (mostly Viking Age) samples of house mouse used in this study.

Map ref

Location

Country

N (subsp)

N

(mt)

Year (AD)

mt clade

mtDNA haplotype


1

Bolungarvik

Iceland

3

3

2003-2006

F

U47436


2

Mosfellsbær

Iceland

3

3

2003

F

U47436


2

Keldur Institute, Reykjavik

Iceland

2

5

1992

F

U47436


2

Kópavogur

Iceland

3

3

1998-2005

F

U47436


2

Öldugrof, Reykjavik

Iceland

1

2

2004

E

U47430


2

Smidshofdi, Reykjavik

Iceland

1

1

2004

F

U47436


2

Breidholt, Reykjavik

Iceland

1

1

2004

F

IRB1


2

Grafarvogur, Reykjavik

Iceland

1

2

2003-2004

F

U47436


2

Arbær, Reykjavik

Iceland

1

1

2004

E

IRA1


2

Naustabryggja, Reykjavik

Iceland

1

1

2004

F

U47436


3

Storhofdi Lighthouse,

Westman Islands

Iceland

3

9

1996

F

U47436, IRB1


3

Heimaey, Westman Islands

Iceland

3

4

1992-2006

F

U47436


4

Kalfafell, Sudursveit

Iceland

3

4

2005

F

U47436


5

Smyrlabjorg, Sudursveit

Iceland

-

3

? Modern

F

U47436


6

Reydarfjordur

Iceland

3

5

2005-2006

F

U47436


7

Asbrandsstadir, Vopnafjordur

Iceland

3

5

2005

F

IAs1


9

Sveinbjarnargerdi, Svalbardsstrond

Iceland

4

4

2006

D

ISv1


10

Narsaq

Greenland

2

2

2010

D1

U47455


13

Saint Andrew's, Codroy, Newfoundland

Canada

6

4

2008

E

U47431


13

Searston, Codroy, Newfoundland

Canada

5

5

2008

E

U47431


14

Hammond Farm, Steady Brook, Newfoundland

Canada

6

6

2008

E

NLPB1


15

Pynn's Brook, Newfoundland

Canada

1

1

2008

E

NLPB1


16

Site 1, Cormack, Newfoundland

Canada

5

6

2008

E,C

U47431, NLCo1


16

Site 2, Cormack, Newfoundland

Canada

6

5

2008

E,C

U47431, NLCo1


8

Hofstaðir, Myvatnssveit1

Iceland

-

1

940

F

U47436


8

Skutustadir, Myvatnssveit2

Iceland

-

2

1477-1717

F

U47436


8

Hrísheimar, Myvatnssveit3

Iceland

-

1

871-940

F

U47436


8

Sveigakot, Myvatnssveit4

Iceland

-

1

900-1000

F

U47436


11

Farm Beneath the Sand

(old Western Settlement)5

Greenland

-

2

1110-1150

F

AnctGL


12

Vatnahverfi

(old Eastern Settlement)6

Greenland

-

3

1015-1165

F

AnctGL


'N (subsp)' is the number of samples tested for the subspecies specific markers, 'N (mt)' is the number of mtDNA sequences obtained. Haplotype names in the format 'U474xx' are from [11], all others are new for this study. All are archived in GenBank.

1 Dated from tephra layers [16].

2 Dated from context [18].

3 Dated from tephra layers [15].

4 Dated from context [17].

5 Dated from AMS 14 C data [14].

6 Dated from context [13].

Jones et al. BMC Evolutionary Biology 2012 12:35   doi:10.1186/1471-2148-12-35

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