Table 2

Summary of the 149 genetically characterised Rattus specimens sampled from 29 localities in south Africa.

Localities

GPS

Metres a.s.l.

N

N (per species)

Haplotypes


Giyani (Nkomo-B), LP

23.416S - 30.786E

448 m

16

R. tanezumi (7)

RT01*

R. rattus (9)

RR01*

Renosterkop, LP

24.983S - 28.525E

1050 m

1

R. rattus (1)

RR04

Tshilimbani, LP

22.767S - 30.200E

863 m

23

R. tanezumi (19)

RT01

R. rattus (4)

RR01

Sekhukhune (Bloublommetjieskloof), LP

24.311S - 29.770E

743 m

2

R. rattus (2)

RR01

Johannesburg Zoological Gardens, GP

26.166S - 28.037E

1620 m

8

R. norvegicus (8)

RN01

Moreleta Park, Pretoria, GP

25.828S - 28.288E

1545 m

2

R. tanezumi (1)

RT01*

R. rattus (1)

RR03

Roodeplaat, GP

25.639S - 28.358E

1225 m

13

R. tanezumi (13)

RR01

Rietondale, Pretoria, GP

25.731S - 28.219E

1313 m

1

R. tanezumi (1)

RT01

Hillcrest, Pretoria, GP

25.754S - 28.231E

1380 m

1

R. rattus (1)

RR04

Hammanskraal, GP

25.371S - 28.188E

1105 m

18

R. tanezumi (12)

RT01

R. rattus (4)

RR03*

R. rattus (1)

RR04*

R. rattus (1)

RR05

Tembisa, GP

26.002S - 28.213E

1605 m

11

R. tanezumi (3)

RT01

R. tanezumi (1)

RT02

R. rattus (1)

RR01

R. rattus (2)

RR03

R. norvegicus (1)

RN01

R. norvegicus (3)

RN12

O.R. Tambo International Airport, GP

26.148S - 28.226E

1693 m

10

R. norvegicus (1)

RN01

R. norvegicus (9)

RN12

Verena, MP

25.504S - 29.027E

1369 m

1

R. rattus (1)

RR03

Tholakele, KZN

27.434S - 30.988E

1100 m

2

R. tanezumi (2)

RT01

Mvuzini, KZN

28.008S - 30.675E

1172 m

3

R. tanezumi (3)

RT01

Ophuzane, KZN

27.486S - 30.934E

827 m

6

R. tanezumi (6)

RT01

Richmond, KZN

29.883S - 30.283E

860 m

1

R. tanezumi (1)

RT01*

Melmoth, KZN

28.567S - 31.317E

980 m

1

R. rattus (1)

RR10

Ladysmith, KZN

28.550S - 29.783E

1047 m

1

R. rattus (1)

RR11

Shongweni, Durban, KZN

29.834S - 30.699E

446 m

2

R. tanezumi (2)

RT01*

Umkomaas, KZN

30.217S - 30.800E

14 m

5

R. rattus (5)

RR04*

Sydenham, Durban, KZN

29.832S - 31.000E

52 m

2

R. norvegicus (2)

RN01

Durban CBD, KZN

29.859S - 31.016E

22 m

3

R. norvegicus (3)

RN01

Montclair Park, Durban, KZN

29.925S - 30.965E

33 m

2

R. norvegicus (2)

RN01

Cato Manor Rd, Durban, KZN

29.858S - 30.978E

88 m

1

R. norvegicus (1)

RN01

Cato Crest IS, Durban, KZN

29.850S - 30.978E

88 m

4

R. norvegicus (2)

RN01

R. norvegicus (2)

RN02

Durban Harbour, KZN

29.871S - 31.048E

6 m

2

R. norvegicus (2)

RN03

Warwick Ave, Durban, KZN

29.858S - 31.010E

22 m

1

R. norvegicus (1)

RN04

Manzini, Mcaphozini Area, Swaziland

26.435S - 31.197E

679 m

6

R. tanezumi (6)

RT01


a.s.l.: above sea level; LP: Limpopo Province, South Africa; GP: Gauteng Province, South Africa; KZN: KwaZulu-Natal Province, South Africa; IA: International Airport; CBD: Central Business District; IS: Informal Settlement; * indicates haplotypes that were karyotyped

Bastos et al. BMC Genetics 2011 12:26   doi:10.1186/1471-2156-12-26

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