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Table 1 Representative species from divergent taxa of nectarivorous (with double asterisks) and non-nectarivorous (without asterisks) diet used in this study

From: No signature of selection on the C-terminal region of glucose transporter 2 with the evolution of avian nectarivory

Contrast Clades compared Sequenced representatives of each contrast Common name
1 Lorikeets and budgerigars and an outgroup Lorius garrulus (nectarivore)** Chattering Lorry
Melopsittacus undulatus (non-nectarivore) Budgerigar
Pionus menstruus (non-nectarivore) Blue-headed Parrot
2 Sunbird-asities and broadbills Neodrepanis hypoxtha (nectarivore)** Yellow-bellied Sunbird-asity
Smithornis rufolateralis (non-nectarivore) Rufous-sided Broadbill
3 Hanging parrots and lovebirds/guaiaberos Loriculus galgulus (nectarivore)** Blue-crowned Hanging Parrot
Loriculus phili (nectarivore)** Philippine Hanging Parrot
Agapornis cana (non-nectarivore) Grey-headed Lovebird
Bolbopsittacus lunulatus (non-nectarivore) Guaiabero
4 Hummingbirds and swifts Calypte anna (nectarivore)** Anna’s Hummingbird
Archilochus colubris (nectarivore)** Ruby-throated Hummingbird
Apus affinis (non-nectarivore) House Swift
Cypseloides rutilus (non-nectarivore) Chestnut-collared Swift
Chaetura pelagica (non-nectarivore) Chimney Swift
5 Saffron-crowned tanager and related tanagers Tangara xanthocephala (nectarivore)** Saffron-crowned Tanager
Tangara florida (non-nectarivore) Emerald Tanager
Tangara icterocephala (non-nectarivore) Silver-throated Tanager
6 Flowerpeckers/sunbirds and motacillidae Arachnothera longirostra (nectarivore)** Little Spiderhunter
Dicaeum trigonostigma (nectarivore)** Orange-bellied Flowerpecker
Anthus lutescens (non-nectarivore) Yellowish Pipit
Anthus novaeseelandiae (non-nectarivore) Newzealand Pipit
7 Green Honeycreeper and related tanagers Chlorophanes spiza (nectarivore)** Green Honeycreeper
Heterospingus rubrifrons (non-nectarivore) Sulphur-rumped Tanager
8 O. larvatus and O. nigripennis Oriolus larvatus (non-nectarivore)** Black-headed Oriole
Oriolus nigripennis (nectarivore) Black-winged Oriole
9 T. episcopus and T. sayaca Thraupis episcopus (nectarivore)** Blue-gray Tanager
Thraupis sayaca (non-nectarivore) Sayaca Tanager
10 Banaquits and grassquits Coereba flaveola (nectarivore)** Bananquit
Tiaris olivaceus (non-nectarivore) Yellow-faced Grassquit
  1. Arbitrary numbers are assigned to each contrast and dietary category is indicated