Table 3

Summary statistics for gene sequences available for rodent genera and species
CLADE Ngenera gGENBANK Percentage Nspecies spGENBANK Percentage
Rodentia 474 387 81 2261 1265 56
SCIUROIDEA 61 58 95,1 307 200 65
Aplodontidae 1 1 100 1 1 100
Gliridae 9 7 78 28 15 54
Sciuridae 51 50 98 278 184 66
CASTORIMORPHA 14 14 100 102 90 88
Castoridae 2 2 100 2 2 100
Geomyidae 6 6 100 40 33 83
Heteromyidae 6 6 100 60 55 91
CTENOHYSTRICA 72 59 82 275 158 57
Abrocomidae 2 1 50 10 2 20
Bathyergidae 5 5 100 15 14 77
Capromyidae 6 1 17 8 1 7
Caviidae 6 6 100 18 13 89
Chinchillidae 3 3 100 7 6 86
Ctenodactylidae 4 2 50 5 3 60
Ctenomyidae 1 1 100 60 38 65
Cuniculidae 1 1 100 2 2 100
Dasyproctidae 2 2 100 13 5 38
Diatomyidae 1 1 100 1 1 100
Dinomyidae 1 1 100 1 1 100
Echimyidae 21 17 81 86 44 54
Erethizontidae 5 4 80 17 7 44
Hystricidae 3 3 100 11 7 64
Myocastoridae 1 1 100 1 1 100
Octodontidae 8 8 100 13 11 85
Petromuridae 1 1 100 1 1 100
Thryonomyidae 1 1 100 2 1 50
ANOMALUROMORPHA 4 3 75 9 4 44
Pedetidae 1 1 100 2 1 50
Anomaluridae 3 2 67 7 2 29
MYOMORPHA 324 253 78 1568 813 52
Dipodidae 16 7 44 51 10 20
MUROIDEA 308 246 79 1516 803 53
Platacanthomyidae 2 1 50 2 1 50
Arvicolinae 28 25 89 151 111 74
Calomyscidae 1 1 100 8 2 25
Cricetinae 7 6 86 18 14 78
Deomyinae 4 4 100 42 33 48
Gerbillinae 16 14 88 103 40 39
Leimacomyinae 1 0 0 1 0 0
Lophiomyinae 1 1 100 1 1 100
Murinae 124 88 70 560 231 41
Neotominae 16 16 100 124 103 83
Nesomyidae 21 17 81 61 28 43
Otomyinae 3 3 100 23 16 52
Sigmodontinae 74 61 82 377 231 61
Spalacidae 6 6 100 36 9 25
Tylomyinae 4 3 75 10 3 30

Ngenera and Nspecies represent the number of genera and species described in Wilson and Reeder (2005); gGENBANK and spGENBANK represent the number of genera and species available in GENBANK; Percentage represents the proportion of genera and species included in our study.

Fabre et al.

Fabre et al. BMC Evolutionary Biology 2012 12:88   doi:10.1186/1471-2148-12-88

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