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Table 4 Composition and skewness of mitochondrial genomes of Phlebotomus chinensis, Phlebotomus papatasi and Lutzomyia umbratilis

From: Mitochondrial genomes of two phlebotomine sand flies, Phlebotomus chinensis and Phlebotomus papatasi (Diptera: Nematocera), the first representatives from the family Psychodidae

Region AT % AT-skew GC-skew
Pc Pp Lu Pc Pp Lu Pc Pp Lu
Whole genome 79.2 77.5 78.6 −0.014 −0.012 0.003 −0.248 −0.239 −0.209
Protein-coding genes 76.4 75.1 76.5 −0.167 −0.150 −0.125 −0.006 −0.016 0.036
First codon position 70.0 68.6 70.4 −0.088 −0.066 −0.060 0.225 0.209 0.265
Second codon position 67.8 67.5 67.6 −0.386 −0.389 −0.377 −0.159 −0.159 −0.143
Third codon position 91.3 89.0 91.4 −0.072 −0.039 0.008 −0.237 −0.241 −0.081
tRNA genes 80.8 79.8 79.4 −0.003 0.043 0.030 0.161 0.116 0.079
rRNA genes 84.3 83.4 84.1 −0.005 −0.012 −0.015 0.364 0.354 0.385
A + T-rich region 91.1 92.3 90.4 −0.074 −0.061 0.011 −0.938 −0.571 −0.576
  1. Note: Pc Phlebotomus chinensis, Pp Phlebotomus papatasi, and Lu Lutzomyia umbratilis