Table 4

Aligned fragment lengths of mtDNA sequences (total 4594 bp). Codon positions are combined across all protein-coding genes (ND1, ND2, cytochrome b), and RNA includes 12S and nine tRNA genes (L, I, Q, M, W, A, N, C, Y).

Gene

Aligned length (bp)

Variable sites (%)

Parsimony informative sites


First codon positions

1043

699 (67%)

605

Second codon positions

1043

512 (49%)

380

Third codon positions

1043

1043 (100%)

1041

RNA

1465

910 (62%)

728


Brown et al. BMC Biology 2008 6:6   doi:10.1186/1741-7007-6-6

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