Table 3

Calibration points employed to time-calibrate molecular phylogenies of single and combined datasets in Carabus

NODE

CLADOGENETIC EVENT

AGE and 95% HPD interval (Ma)

GAMMA DISTRIBUTION


A

Split between Carabus (Macrothorax) rugosus and C. (Macrothorax) morbillosus

7.48 (6.05-9.14)

Shape: 63.787; Scale: 0.118


B

Split of Carabus (Mesocarabus) riffensis from European Mesocarabu

10.93 (8.90-13.26)

Shape: 68.490; Scale: 0.1604


C

Split between the subgenera Eurycarabus and Nesaeocarabus

9.51 (7.71-11.56)

Shape: 66.361; Scale: 0.144


Andújar et al. BMC Evolutionary Biology 2012 12:40   doi:10.1186/1471-2148-12-40

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