Table 3

Time to the most recent common ancestor (TMRCA; in million years, Myr) for all E. quimperiana sequences and for the two phylogenetic lineages defined.

Gene

Standard molecular clock estimates

Divergence time estimates

All

Brittany-Spain

Basque Country


CO1

4% per Myr

mean (in Myr)

1.02

0.43

0.31

(third base)

95% hpd upper

0.64

0.25

0.14

95% hpd lower

1.45

0.65

0.52

6.86% per Myr

mean (in Myr)

0.60

0.25

0.18

(third base)

95% hpd upper

0.37

0.14

0.08

95% hpd lower

0.84

0.38

0.30

2% per Myr

mean (in Myr)

0.65

0.31

0.20

(three bases)

95% hpd upper

0.42

0.17

0.09

95% hpd lower

0.92

0.46

0.34

2.2% per Myr

mean (in Myr)

0.59

0.29

0.18

(three bases)

95% hpd upper

0.38

0.15

0.08

95% hpd lower

0.84

0.42

0.31

3% per Myr

mean (in Myr)

0.44

0.21

0.13

(three bases)

95% hpd upper

0.28

0.11

0.06

95% hpd lower

0.61

0.31

0.23

16S

0.5% per Myr

mean (in Myr)

2.39

0.81

0.17

95% hpd upper

1.30

0.30

0.01

95% hpd lower

3.70

1.36

0.41

2% per Myr

mean (in Myr)

0.60

0.20

0.04

95% hpd upper

0.32

0.08

0.002

95% hpd lower

0.95

0.34

0.10

10% per Myr

mean (in Myr)

0.12

0.04

0.01

95% hpd upper

0.06

0.02

0.0004

95% hpd lower

0.19

0.07

0.02


Results of Bayesian analyses are based on 16S rRNA and CO1 (considering the three bases or the third-codon position only) variation.

Vialatte et al. BMC Evolutionary Biology 2008 8:339   doi:10.1186/1471-2148-8-339

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