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Table 1 Divergence dates of the major clades of the B. tabaci species complex estimated using BEAST[44], see Figure3 for alphabetically labeled clades

From: Is agriculture driving the diversification of the Bemisia tabaci species complex (Hemiptera: Sternorrhyncha: Aleyrodidae)?: Dating, diversification and biogeographic evidence revealed

Clade Taxon Estimated age 95% HPD
A Bemisia 86 70-102
B Various Bemisia species 72 62-89
C Various Bemisia species 62 50-77
D B. tabaci complex 57 45-66
E All major clades split from the SSA species 48 34-60
F Sub-Saharan Africa/Bemisia sp. 48 30-64
G New World species and Asian species diverge 44 33-55
H Asian species and Italy diverge 39 23-53
I B. emilae and sub-Saharan Africa 39 20-48
J Asian species diversification 36 25-50
K Asian species diversification 32 22-48
L Asian species diversification 30 20-44
M AsiaII diverges 28 18-38
N Asia1/Australia species diversification 27 17-40
O China1, 2, 3 and Japan diverge 24 14-45
P Sub-Saharan Africa 23 12-39
Q MED/MEAM1/Indian Ocean 21 10-35
R Asia1/AsiaII/Australia 20 9-35
S MED/MEAM1 13 8-25
T New World 13 5-28
U Asia1 11 4-30
V Italy 11 6-27
W MED 10 2-29
X MEAM1 7 0.5-15
Y Indian Ocean 3 0.5-8
  1. The highest probability density (HPD) is the credible set that contains 95% of the sampled values.