Table 2

Interspecific nucleotide divergences

Genus

No. of species

Mean percent divergence

Standard error (%)

Range (%)


Acrodipsas

9

3.1

1.0

0.5 – 5.7

Agriades

2

4.7

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Agrodiaetus

117

5.1

1.7

0 – 10.1

Arhopala

30

6.8

1.7

0.4 – 12.4

Aricia

7

3.4

1.9

0.2 – 7.5

Chrysoritis

19

7.0

2.5

0.8 – 10.9

Euphilotes

2

10.3

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Favonius

9

4.0

0.9

0.1 – 5.4

Glaucopsyche

2

1.3

---

Lycaeides

3

1.7

0.9

0.5 – 3.0

Lycaena

9

4.5

1.1

1.2 – 6.8

Lysandra

9

2.2

0.7

0.7 – 4.0

Maculinea

7

2.8

1.4

0 – 6.0

Meleageria

2

2.6

1.6

0.1 – 4.4

Neolysandra

5

4.6

1.6

1 – 6.3

Phengaris

3

3.8

2.1

1.3 – 5.1

Plebejus

5

5.6

1.6

2.4 – 7.4

Polyommatus

12

5.9

2.5

0.1 – 10.5

Pseudophilotes

4

2.7

1.6

0.6 – 4.5

Satyrium

3

4.5

0.5

4 – 4.9

Trimenia

2

6.1

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Turanana

2

4.8

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Vacciniina

3

7.2

0.3

6.8 – 7.5


Mean and range of interspecific nucleotide divergences for species in 22 Lycaenidae genera, using Kimura's two parameter model

Wiemers and Fiedler Frontiers in Zoology 2007 4:8   doi:10.1186/1742-9994-4-8

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