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Table 5 Inter- and intrageneric sequence divergence (average uncorrected p-distance in %) based on ITS2 rDNA following suggested genus designation

From: Review on the molecular study of the Diplozoidae: analyses of currently available genetic data, what it tells us, and where to go from here

  Genus 1 (Diplozoon) Genus 2 (Paradiplozoon) Genus 3 Sindiplozoon Eudiplozoon Inustiatus Afrodiplozoon
Genus 1 (Diplozoon) 0–25.08       
Genus 2 (Paradiplozoon) 29.46–39.72 0–14.61      
Genus 3 24.93–35.18 25.77–32.69 0–9.67     
Sindiplozoon 15.44–22.88 30.83–36.3 26.29–27.17 a    
Eudiplozoon 18.76–28.19 30.04–37.57 27.69–33.55 20.52–24.47 0–3.9   
Inustiatus 25.04–32.05 32.66–38.86 30.03–31.13 25.57 22.49–27.11 0.42  
Afrodiplozoon 25.97–32.38 29.69–32.55 13.49–15.44 29.29 30.39–32.17 32.83 a
  1. aNo intrageneric distance possible as only a single sequence is available for genus.
  2. Note: Intrageneric distance is indicated in bold