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Table 1 Percentage divergence of SSU rDNA sequences for members of the Enterocytozoonidae and related taxa.

From: Desmozoon lepeophtherii n. gen., n. sp., (Microsporidia: Enterocytozoonidae) infecting the salmon louse Lepeophtheirus salmonis (Copepoda: Caligidae)

  1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11.
1. Desmozoon lepeophtherii   0.202 0.183 0.188 0.118 0.112 0.100 0.114 0.116 0.251 0.256
2. Enterocytozoon bieneusi (human) 827   0.015 0.202 0.167 0.169 0.195 0.174 0.184 0.223 0.261
3. Enterocytozoon bieneusi (bird) 458 845   0.137 0.147 0.147 0.179 0.151 0.143 0.203 0.239
4. Enterocytozoon hepatopenaei 690 819 607   0.171 0.171 0.203 0.174 0.164 0.233 0.264
5. Nucleospora salmonis (CS) 851 1247 855 836   0.001 0.121 0.003 0.005 0.212 0.249
6. Nucleospora salmonis (RT) 845 1228 855 836 1250   0.120 0.003 0.005 0.214 0.249
7. Nucleospora sp. (ES) 847 1228 853 839 1247 1246   0.123 0.141 0.226 0.254
8. Nucleospora salmonis (AS) 814 1199 854 835 1220 1219 1216   0.009 0.221 0.253
9. Nucleospora salmonis (AH) 671 756 561 774 776 776 775 775   0.247 0.256
10. Microsporidium sp. (DP) 872 1246 854 834 1270 1245 1244 1215 772   0.030
11. Microsporidium sp. clone B 708 1059 826 834 1076 1076 1074 1075 773 1079  
  1. Distances (percentage divergence/100) above the diagonal and number of bases of SSU rDNA analysed below the diagonal
  2. AH = Atlantic halibut; AS = Atlantic salmon; CS = chinook salmon; DP = Daphnia; ES = English sole; RT = rainbow trout