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Table 3 Pairwise genetic distances within and between some of the taxa in the Locustella mandelli complex and the outgroups

From: Integrative taxonomy of the Russet Bush Warbler Locustella mandelli complex reveals a new species from central China

Taxa Divergence (%) uncorr. P (mean ± SD, range) Divergence (%) Maximum Composite Likelihood + Γ (mean ± SD, range)
L. montis JavaL. montis Java 0.22 ± 0.24 (0.00 – 0.44) 0.23 ± 0.25 (0.00 – 0.45)
L. montis JavaL. montis Bali 0.55 ± 0.23 (0.44 – 0.89) 0.57 ± 0.23 (0.45 – 0.91)
L. chengiL. chengi 0.24 ± 0.21 (0.00 – 0.74) 0.25 ± 0.21 (0.00 – 0.75)
L. mandelliL mandelli 0.20 ± 0.10 (0.00 – 0.30) 0.21 ± 0.14 (0.00 – 0.90)
L. chengiL. mandelli 1.01 ± 0.16 (0.59 – 1.33) 1.03 ± 0.17 (0.60 – 1.37)
L. mandelliL. m. idonea 0.79 ± 0.12 (0.59 – 0.89) 0.80 ± 0.12 (0.60 – 0.90)
L. seebohmiL. mandelli/L. m. idonea/L. chengi 0.82 ± 0.17 (0.59 – 1.19) 0.84 ± 0.17 (0.60 – 1.21)
L. seebohmiL.montis/L. timorensis 0.87 ± 0.22 (0.74 – 1.19) 0.88 ± 0.23 (0.75 – 1.22)
L. timorensisL. montis 0.48 ± 0.23 (0.30 – 0.74) 0.48 ± 0.23 (0.30 – 0.76)
L. montisL. mandelli/L. m. idonea/L. chengi 1.00 ± 0.25 (0.44 – 1.48) 1.02 ± 0.26 (0.45 – 1.53)
L. seebohmiL. montis 0.92 ± 0.25 (0.74 – 1.19) 0.94 ± 0.26 (0.75 – 1.22)
L. timorensis – other taxa in the L. mandelli complex 0.76 ± 0.19 (0.30 – 1.04) 0.77 ± 0.19 (0.30 – 1.05)
L. alishanensisL. mandelli complex 3.35 ± 0.22 (2.96 – 3.85) 3.55 ± 0.24 (3.11 – 4.11)
L. davidiL. thoracica 4.4 4.9
  1. L. mandelli includes both L. m. mandelli and L. m. melanorhyncha. See Additional file 1: Table S1 for samples used.