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Table 2 Sample sizes and genetic diversity estimates obtained for the mitochondrial regions, cox1 (378 bp) and nad1 (558 bp). Sites with gaps were not considered. Sample codes are listed in Table 1

From: Species delimitation based on mtDNA genes suggests the occurrence of new species of Mesocestoides in the Mediterranean region

Sample n S H h π
cox1
 Apulia 8 37 5 0.857 0.03380
 Campania 1 0 1 0.000 0.00000
 Sardinia 3 37 3 1.000 0.06613
 Sicily 3 42 3 1.000 0.07685
 Tunisia 6 15 4 0.800 0.02377
 Total 21 63 11 0.914 0.04708
nad1
 Apulia 8 24 4 0.750 0.01773
 Campania 1 0 1 0.000 0.00000
 Sardinia 2 68 2 1.000 0.12186
 Sicily 3 78 3 1.000 0.09550
 Tunisia 3 3 2 0.667 0.00358
 Total 17 82 9 0.897 0.04502
  1. Abbreviations: n sample size; S number of polymorphic sites, H number of haplotypes, h haplotype diversity, π nucleotide diversity