Table 1

Estimates of nucleotide diversity in mosquitoes (), obtained from different source populations, numbers of loci sequenced (N loci) and sample sizes (N).

Species

Source of sequenced samples

N loci

N

Study


An. gambiae ss

mixed wild population (M)

8

203

0.0208

[30]

mixed wild population (M)

142

203

0.0043

[30]

single wild population (M)

109

8

0.0076

[10]

mixed wild populations (M)

660

104

0.0079

Present study

3 lab strains (M)

35

7–9

0.0091

[11]

mixed wild populations (S)

8

223

0.0191

[30]

mixed wild populations (S)

142

223

0.0043

[30]

mixed wild population (S)

109

9

0.0092

[10]

mixed wild populations (S)

660

104

0.0082

Present study

An. arabiensis

single wild population

22

23

0.0040

[30]

lab population1

109

8

0.0064

[10]

An. funestus

single wild population

50

21

0.0079

[31]

Ae. aegypti

3 lab strains

25

n/a

0.0122

[32]


1recently colonised from field without dramatic bottleneck [10]; 2centromeric X-chromosome loci; 3average N across loci; 4single pool of DNA: corrected for elevated Type II error rate.

Wilding et al. BMC Genomics 2009 10:320   doi:10.1186/1471-2164-10-320

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