Table 5 

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

Source of variation 
d. f. 
Sum of squares 
Variance components 
Percent variation 




Among ecoregions 
3 
3.99 
0.04 
16.31 
Within ecoregions 
109 
24.49 
0.22 
83.69 
Total 
112 
28.48 
0.27 
 


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 
 


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

EstradaPeña et al. BMC Biology 2009 7:57 doi:10.1186/17417007757 