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Table 3 Average value of uncorrected pairwise distance and the range of similarities between sequences of ticks from the same or from difference species

From: Records of three mammal tick species parasitizing an atypical host, the multi-ocellated racerunner lizard, in arid regions of Xinjiang, China

   Gene H. sulcata Hy. asiticum R. turancus
Similarities within tick species (%) Between sequences in this study and reference sequences from GenBank 12S rRNA 94.7−96 99.5−100 99.6-100
COI 90−91.1 99.5−100 100
16S rRNA 98.7−100 99.7 100
Similarities between sequences (%) Within species 12S rRNA 94.3−100 99.6−100 99.2−99.6
COI 90.5−100 98.9−100 93.3−100
16S rRNA 98.7−100 95.3−99.7 98.3−100
Between species 12S rRNA 85.8−90.5 86−92.6 85.4−95.2
COI 82.9−87.7 84.2−92.4 84.5−91.5
16S rRNA 79.1−91.8 85−92.3 83.5−94.2
Mean value of uncorrected genetic distance between sequences Within species 12S rRNA 0.012 0 0.005
COI 0.022 0.002 0.019
16S rRNA 0.009 0.02 0.002
Between species 12S rRNA 0.12 0.109 0.096
COI 0.148 0.117 0.131
16S rRNA 0.124 0.077 0.112