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Table 3 Haplotype diversity and nucleotide diversity estimates, and neutrality test results of nine established populations of I. scapularis

From: Genetic variation in the mitochondrial 16S ribosomal RNA gene of Ixodes scapularis (Acari: Ixodidae)

Population

N

S

h

π

Neutrality tests

Chakraborty’s test

     

Tajima’s

Fu’s

No of haplotypes:

     

D

Fs

Exp.

Obs.

Pembina Valley Provincial Park, MB

46

12

0.7807

0.00292

−1.7018*

−7.3735***

8.5

12

Stanley Trail, MB

44

7

0.6945

0.00217

−1.0354

−3.7782*

6.2

8

Itasca State Park, MN

56

10

0.5994

0.00191

−1.7473*

−8.2716***

5.0

11**

Camp Ripley, MN

56

15

0.6461

0.00240

−2.0751**

−11.5757***

5.7

14***

St. Croix State Park, MN

56

13

0.6656

0.00213

−1.9112**

−12.7498***

6.0

14***

Point Pelee National Park, ON

46

6

0.6019

0.00206

−1.2915

−2.7386

4.8

7

Long Point Provincial Park, ON

108

13

0.7856

0.00318

−1.2840

−5.5321

11.0

13

Trustom Pond, RI

50

7

0.7273

0.00316

−0.0610

−1.1404

7.2

7

Hazard Island, RI

50

8

0.7731

0.00357

−0.0852

−3.4150

8.5

10

  1. Abbreviations: N = sample size, S = no. of polymorphic sites, h = haplotype diversity and π = nucleotide diversity. Significance levels: *P <0.05, **P <0.01 and ***P <0.001. For the state and province abbreviations, see Table 1.