Table 5

Hierarchical analysis of molecular variance (AMOVA) for MSP1a microsatellites.

Source of variation

d. f.

Sum of squares

Variance components

Percent variation


    Ecological

Among ecoregions

3

3.99

0.04

16.31

Within ecoregions

109

24.49

0.22

83.69

Total

112

28.48

0.27

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    Geographic

Among continents

2

1.16

-0.08

-35.70

Among populations within continents

6

8.76

0.15

63.18

Within populations

104

18.57

0.18

72.52

Total

112

28.48

0.25

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Table shows Wright's fixation index, FST. Statistical significance was calculated from 20,000 random permutations. Fixation indices and P-values: (Ecological) FST = 0.16 (P = 0.00 ± 0.00), (Geographic) FST = 0.29 (P = 0.00 ± 0.00).

Estrada-Peña et al. BMC Biology 2009 7:57   doi:10.1186/1741-7007-7-57

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