Table 1

List of the syndermatan species for which new data have been collected in the present analysis

Species

Taxon

Origin

# EST

# RP


Pomphorhynchus laevis

Acanthocephala

(Palaeacanthocephala)

Gravel pit at Gimbsheim, Germany

(from host Barbus fluviatilis)

2.207

65

Echinorhynchus truttae

Acanthocephala

(Palaeacanthocephala)

River Leine at Göttingen, Germany

(from host Salmo trutta fario)

1.440

23

Brachionus plicatilis

Monogononta

Lab culture + public data

2.000

16 (28)

Philodina roseola

Bdelloidea

Public data

None

0 (72)


For Brachionus and Philodina the number of ribosomal proteins found in our EST datasets is shown outside brackets, the number in the combined datasets is within brackets. A complete list of taxa and ribosomal proteins used in this analysis can be found in Additional file 2.

Witek et al. BMC Evolutionary Biology 2008 8:345   doi:10.1186/1471-2148-8-345

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