Table 4

Local shifts in diversification rate within carnivores.

Node number

Clade size

Nodal depth from root

Clade 1 (number of species)

Clade 2 (number of species)

Δ1

Δ2

Slowinski-Guyer [91,92]


8

121

1

Nandinia binotata (1)

remaining Feliformia (120)

4.66

(0.0052)

4.43

(0.0085)

0.0167

(0.0484)

22

12

9

Felis manul (1)

Prionailurus + remaining Felis (11)

2.38

(0.0364)

2.30

(0.0364)

0.1818

(0.0364)

134

74

5

Ailurus fulgens (1)

Mustelidae + Procyonidae (73)

3.63

(0.0175)

3.33

(0.0221)

0.0274

(0.2063)

137

57

8

Taxidea taxus (1)

most remaining Mustelidae (56)

2.90

(0.0279)

2.64

(0.0318)

0.0357

(0.3095)

141

38

12

'Paradoxurinae' + Hemigalinae (11)

Viverrinae + Genettinae (27)

2.22

(0.0497)

2.17

(0.0527)

0.1081

(0.0106)

52

11

5

Arctogalidia trivirgata (1)

remaining "Paradoxurinae" + Hemigalinae (10)

2.23

(0.0667)

2.08

(0.0667)

0.2000

(0.0667)

124

130

2

Ursidae (8)

remaining Arctoidea (122)

1.59

(0.0929)

1.42

(0.1150)

0.1240

(0.1399)

144

12

15

Enhydra lutris (1)

most remaining Lutrinae (11)

2.27

(0.0727)

2.08

(0.1091)

0.1818

(0.0929)

204

16

6

Callorhinus ursinus (1)

remaining Otariidae (15)

2.32

(0.0762)

2.08

(0.0952)

0.1333

(0.1618)

237

35

2

Urocyon (2)

remaining Canidae (33)

2.07

(0.0628)

1.91

(0.0773)

0.1176

(0.0501)

239

20

4

Lycaon + Speothos (2)

remaining Canini (18)

1.48

(0.1128)

1.32

(0.1369)

0.2105

(0.0792)


Shifts were inferred using SymmeTREE [90]. All nodes that presented significant (P < 0.05) or marginally significant (P < 0.10) shifts for any of the three statistics are listed.

Nyakatura and Bininda-Emonds BMC Biology 2012 10:12   doi:10.1186/1741-7007-10-12

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