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Table 6 ITS-2 pairwise identity among Varestrongylus species and individuals, including intra-individual variability

From: Resurrection and redescription of Varestrongylus alces (Nematoda: Protostrongylidae), a lungworm of the Eurasian moose (Alces alces), with report on associated pathology

Varestrongylusspecies V. alces * V.cf.capreoli* Varestrongylussp. V. alpenae** V. sagittatus *
Varestrongylus alces 71.7–99.5 (87.14 ± 6.46)
Varestrongylus cf. capreoli 64.8–89.6 (78.76 ± 4.73) 78.1–100 (92.85 ± 8.12)
Varestrongylus sp. 64.9–87.1 (78.25 ± 4.63) 74.9–84.9 (82.06 ± 1.91) 94.7–100 (97.37 ± 1.73)
Varestrongylus alpenae 57.2–72.8 (63.9 ± 6.5) 64.6–72.5 (63.25 ± 3.65) 72.4–74.7 (74.35 ± 0.92) 100**
Varestrongylus sagittatus 42.1–58.7 (51.92 ± 3.24) 50.3–61.2 (58.33 ± 2.23) 55.4–58.8 (57.47 ± 0.76) 50.8–53.5 (52.35 ± 0.45) 87–100 (92.65 ± 5.24)
  1. *Including clones of the same nematode specimen; **single sequence.
  2. Range, average and standard deviation are given.