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Table 2 Estimates of evolutionary divergence using Ugandan R. microplus 12S rRNA, 16S rRNA and ITS2 nucleotide sequences compared to R. microplus on GenBank

From: Invasive cattle ticks in East Africa: morphological and molecular confirmation of the presence of Rhipicephalus microplus in south-eastern Uganda

R. microplus sequencesaGenBank sequence IDp-distance
12S
 KY688455DQ003008.1 (Taiwan)0.006
EU921766.1 (Mozambique)0.006
 KY688459DQ003008.1 (Taiwan)0.000
EU921766.1 (Mozambique)0.000
16S
 KY688461KY020993 (Brazil)0.710
EU918182.1 (South Africa)0.663
EU918187.1 (Mozambique)0.071
ITS2
 KY688467U97715.1 South Africa)0.400
MF373428.1 (Nigeria)0.003
MF373429.1 (Nigeria)0.002
EU520392.1 (USA)0.038
  1. aPresent study