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Table 2 Divergence times of Plasmodium splits in the Laverania clade as estimated by BEAST

From: Malarial parasite diversity in chimpanzees: the value of comparative approaches to ascertain the evolution of Plasmodium falciparum antigens

Calibrations (Mya)   Node 13: 6-14.2 Node 13: 6-14.2 Node 13: 6-8
     Node 14: min = 23.5    
   Node 19: min 20   Node 19: min 20   Node 19: min 20  
Divergence Node Node Age (Mya) 95%CrI Node Age (Mya) 95%CrI Node Age (Mya) 95%CrI
Radiation of African apes malaria 34 17.49 13.09-22.93 18.23 13.73-23.72 15.55 12.07-19.75
Split P. billbrayi-P. gaboni 27 3.16 1.92-4.69 3.31 2.03-4.87 2.8 1.73-4.06
Split P. billcollinsi-(P. reichenowi-P. falciparum) 33 11.98 8.73-16.17 12.48 8.97-16.63 10.63 7.85-13.79
Split Plasmodium sp.-P. reichenowi 31 2.75 1.80-3.97 2.84 1.84-4.08 2.41 1.53-3.41
Split P. reichenowi-P. falciparum 32 5.71 4.02-7.84 5.93 4.12-8.04 5.03 3.52-6.70
Radiation of Southerm Asia primates malaria 11 6.47 5.09-8.28 6.76 5.24-8.40 5.5 4.50-6.88
Radiation of rodents malaria 25 13.84 9.91-18.09 14.39 10.72-18.83 12.28 9.16-15.80
Radiation of Plasmodium in mammals 35 38.74 31.80-48.18 40.56 33.90-49.13 35.12 30.24-40.79
  1. The node numbers are shown in the Additional file5.