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Table 5 The estimated age of the most recent common ancestor of Rattus clades.

From: Evolutionary relationships and divergence times among the native rats of Australia

Clade Median tMRCA [95% HPD]
Australo-Papuan  
R. fuscipes, R. leucopus, R. lutreolus, R. praetor, R. sordidus, R. tunneyi and R. villosissimus 1.66 [1.07 - 2.46]
R. fuscipes, R. leucopus, R. lutreolus, R. sordidus, R. tunneyi and R. villosissimus 1.55 [0.96 - 2.25]
R. fuscipes, R. lutreolus, R. sordidus, R. tunneyi and R. villosissimus 1.35 [0.86 - 1.97]
R. lutreolus, R. sordidus, R. tunneyi and R. villosissimus 0.95 [0.56 - 1.35]
R. lutreolus, R. sordidus, and R. villosissimus 0.84 [0.49 - 1.20]
R. sordidus, and R. villosissimus 0.49 [0.28 - 0.73]
  1. Median estimates (Mya) with 95% credible limits for the MRCA of the Australo-Papuan clade of Rattus species and the divergences within that clade (Figure 1).