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Table 2 Mean divergence times and 95% credibility intervals for selected nodes

From: Mitochondrial genome sequences reveal deep divergences among Anopheles punctulatus sibling species in Papua New Guinea

MRCA Mean (mya) 95% Credibility (mya)
Drosophila / Anopheles (Calibration - 260 mya)a 255 [215.6-293.8]
Anophelinae / Culicinae 145 [97.7-193.7]
Anopheles genus 93 [61.4-126.4]
An. dirus complex / An. punctulatus group 64 [42.7-86.5]
South and Central American Anophelesb 47 [26.8-72.9]
Anopheles punctulatus group 39 [25.4-53.9]
Anopheles albitarsis complex 14 [6.2-23.6]
An. farauti s.s./ An. hinesorum 10 [4.7-17.2]
  1. a Calibration point. The number in brackets indicates the mean value used for the calibration. The numbers in the table indicates the mean age and 95% credibility interval for this node after analysis.
  2. bAn. darlingi and An. albitarsis complex.