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Table 1 Comparison of genetic distances (K2P) between two groups of putative species: with and without clear morphological differences

From: Cox1 barcoding versus multilocus species delimitation: validation of two mite species with contrasting effective population sizes

Locus Morphological differences between OTUs
Clear Not clear   
Min Max Min Max Gap Threshold
cox1 9.3369 15.4977 4.2953 9.5194 -0.1825 9.4281 (9.5194)
SRP54 1.7246 8.0358 0.2226 1.1215 0.6031 1.4230
HSP70 1.9088 7.8612 0.2352 0.5301 1.3787 1.2194
EF1-α 0.7607 6.0463 0.0000 0.8577 -0.0969 0.8092 (0.8577)
28S 1.2775 3.6173 0.0632 0.3302 0.9473 0.8039
18S 0.4043 0.9641 0.0000 0.0000 0.4043 0.2022
  1. Abbreviations: Min, minimum; Max, maximum