Table 1

Specimen data and Genbank accession numbers for samples used in the study.

Vernacular name

Scientific name

Sample id.

G3P

ODC

Cyt b


Paradise-crow

Lycocorax pyrrhopterus

NRM 569570

GQ334294

GQ334259

GQ334221

Glossy-mantled Manucode

Manucodia ater

NRM 566764

EU726210

EU726228

GQ334222

Jobi Manucode

Manucodia jobiensis

ZMUC100048

GQ334295

GQ334260

GQ334223

Curl-crested Manucode

Manucodia comrii

uncat.*

U15207

Crinkle-collared Manucode

Manucodia chalybatus

NRM 566755

GQ334296

GQ334261

GQ334224

Trumpet Manucode

Phonygammus (Manucodia)keraudrenii

NRM 566775

GQ334297

GQ334262

GQ334225

Long-tailed Paradigalla

Paradigalla carunculata

ZMUC100049

GQ334298

GQ334263

GQ334226

Short-tailed Paradigalla

Paradigalla brevicauda

NRM 566736

GQ334299

GQ334264

GQ334227

Arfak Astrapia

Astrapia nigra

NRM 551602

GQ334300

GQ334265

GQ334228

Splendid Astrapia

Astrapia splendidissima

NRM 569961

GQ334301

GQ334266

GQ334229

Stephanie's Astrapia

Astrapia stephaniae

NRM 551677

GQ334302

GQ334267

GQ334230

Ribbon-tailed Astrapia

Astrapia mayeri

AM O.45772

GQ334303

GQ334268

GQ334231

Huon Astrapia

Astrapia rothschildi

ZMUC 100463

GQ334304

GQ334269

GQ334232

Western Parotia

Parotia sefilata

NRM 561818

GQ334305

GQ334270

GQ334233

Carola's Parotia

Parotia carolae

NRM 566752

GQ334306

GQ334271

GQ334234

Lawes' Parotia

Parotia lawesii

NRM 569963

GQ334307

GQ334272

GQ334235

Eastern Parotia

Parotia helenae

ZMUC100047

GQ334308

GQ334273

GQ334236

Wahnes's Parotia

Parotia wahnesi

ZMUC 100462

GQ334309

GQ334274

GQ334237

King of Saxony Bird-of-Paradise

Pteridophora alberti

NRM 566740

GQ334310

GQ334275

GQ334238

Superb Bird-of-Paradise

Lophorina superba

NRM 566745

GQ334311

GQ334276

GQ334239

Paradise Riflebird

Ptiloris paradiseus

ZMUC 100062

GQ334312

GQ334277

GQ334240

Victoria's Riflebird

Ptiloris victoriae

ZMUC100043

GQ334313

GQ334278

GQ334241

Magnificent Riflebird

Ptiloris magnificus

NRM 569616

EU726211

EU726229

GQ334242

Growling Riflebird

Ptiloris intercedens

ZMUC100040

GQ334314

GQ334279

GQ334243

Black Sicklebill

Epimachus fastuosus

NRM 551601

GQ334315

GQ334280

GQ334244

Brown Sicklebill

Epimachus meyeri

NRM 569995

GQ334316

GQ334281

GQ334245

Buff-bailed Sicklebill

Drepanornis (Epimachus)albertisi

MV C148

EU380475

EU380436

U15205

Pale-billed Sicklebill

Drepanornis (Epimachus) bruijnii

ZMUC100045

GQ334317

GQ334282

GQ334246

Magnificent Bird-of-Paradise

Diphyllodes (Cicinnurus)magnificus

NRM 569677

GQ334318

GQ334283

GQ334247

Wilson's Bird-of-Paradise

Diphyllodes (Cicinnurus) respublica

NRM 566767

GQ334319

GQ334284

GQ334248

King Bird-of-Paradise

Cicinnurus regius

NRM 569661

GQ334320

GQ334285

GQ334249

Standardwing Bird-of-Paradise

Semioptera wallacii

ZMUC100061

GQ334321

GQ334286

GQ334250

Twelve-wired Bird-of-Paradise

Seleucidis melanoleucus

NRM 552057

GQ334322

GQ334287

GQ334251

Greater Bird-of-Paradise

Paradisaea apoda

ZMUC64493

GQ334323

GQ334288

GQ334252

Raggiana Bird-of-Paradise

Paradisaea raggiana

ZMUC100039

GQ334324

GQ334289

GQ334253

Lesser Bird-of-Paradise

Paradisaea minor

NRM 700230

GQ334325

GQ334290

GQ334254

Red Bird-of-Paradise

Paradisaea rubra

NRM 700233

GQ334326

GQ334291

GQ334255

Goldie's Bird-of-Paradise

Paradisaea decora

AM A.14473

GQ334256

Emperor Bird-of-Paradise

Paradisaea guilielmi

ZMUC100041

GQ334327

GQ334292

GQ334257

Blue Bird-of-Paradise

Paradisaea rudolphi

ZMUC100060

GQ334328

GQ334293

GQ334258

Short-tailed Batis/Fernando Po Batis

Batis mixta/poensis

MNHN CG 1998-783/ZMUC 02953

DQ406665

EU272120

DQ011862

Hooded Crow/Carrion Crow

Corvus cornix/corone

NRM 986167/MNHN CG 1995-41*

DQ406663

EU272116

AY228087

Spangled Drongo/Hair-crested Drongo

Dicrurus bracteatus/hottentottus

UBMW 68045/uncat.*

EF052813

EU272113

EF113121

Australian magpie

Gymnorhina tibicen

MV AC78/uncat.*

DQ406669

EU27119

AF197867

Black-faced Monarch

Monarcha melanopsis

MV B541

EU272089

EU272114

FJ821128

Tree Sparrow

Passer montanus

NRM 976359

AY336586

DQ785937

AY228073

Lovely Fairy-wren/Superb Fairy-wren

Malurus amabalis/cyaneus

MV C803/uncat.*

EF441219

EF441241

AF197845

Superb Lyrebird

Menura novaehollandiae

MV F722

EF441220

EF441242

AY064276

Yellow-bellied Elaenia

Elaenia flavogaster

NRM 966970

DQ435464

DQ435480

AF453807

Variable Antshrike

Thamnophilus caerulescens

NRM 967007

AY336587

DQ435504

AY078176

Velvet Asity

Philepitta castanea

ZMCU S458/FMNH 345690*

AY336591

DQ785938

AY065726

Rifleman

Acanthisitta chloris

NRM 569989

EU726202

EU726220

AY325307

Blue-fronted Amazon/Maroon-bellied Parakeet

Amazona aestiva/Pyrrhura frontalis (Psittacidae)

NRM 966989, uncat*

AY194432

DQ881775

AY751643


Acronyms: NRM = Swedish Museum of Natural History, Stockholm; ZMUC = Zoological Museum of the University of Copenhagen. All samples excect those marked with an asterisk are from vouchered specimens.

Irestedt et al. BMC Evolutionary Biology 2009 9:235   doi:10.1186/1471-2148-9-235

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