Table 2

Evolutionary rates for the different large clades described measured as substitutions per site per million of years, as inferred from the Bayesian time analyses
Evolutionary rate (substitutions per site per My) Evolution of the evolutionary rate (Δ evolutionary rate per My)
Huber M‒estimator Median absolute deviation Mean 95% confidence interval of the mean Slope Standard error
all 1.62 10-3 1.07 10-3 1.97 10-3 4.31 10-4 – 6.44 10-3 NA NA
A1 1.11 10-3 A,B 5.86 10-4 1.15 10-3 4.49 10-4 – 2.29 10-3 5.15 10-6 1.7 10-6
AICDA 7.41 10-4 A 2.74 10-4 7.99 10-4 4.06 10-4 – 1.53 10-3 NS NS
A3Z1 1.79 10-3 B,C 9.88 10-4 2.14 10-3 7.49 10-4 – 6.50 10-3 4.15 10-5 4.4 10-6
A3Z2 2.06 10-3 C 1.28 10-3 2.60 10-3 4.52 10-4 – 7.61 10-3 3.34 10-5 9.4 10-6
A3Z3 2.13 10-3 C 1.38 10-3 2.15 10-3 4.17 10‒4 – 4.40 10-3 2.61 10-5 4.7 10-6

Evolution of the evolutionary rate measured as variation of the substitution per site per (million of years)2. NA not analysed. NS correlation was not significant. Values connected by the same letter are not significantly different after a Tukey-Kramer honestly significant difference test.

Münk et al.

Münk et al. BMC Evolutionary Biology 2012 12:71   doi:10.1186/1471-2148-12-71

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