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Table 4 Analysis of Molecular variance (AMOVA) for both parasite species

From: The effect of host social system on parasite population genetic structure: comparative population genetics of two ectoparasitic mites and their bat hosts

Source of variation d.f. Sum of squares Variance components Percentage of variation
Spinturnix myoti     
Among colonies 5 30.96 0.04 1.1*
Among individuals, within colonies 111 512.39 0.96 26.0*
Within individuals 117 315.5 2.69 72.9
Spinturnix bechsteini     
Among regions 1 40.39 0.05 2.4*
Among colonies, within regions 11 (12) 269.92 (309.64) 0.5 (0.52) 22.5* (23.3*)
Among individuals, within colonies 289 494.33 (518.55) 0.05 (0.08) 2.2* (3.4*)
Within individuals 302 487 (496) 1.61 (1.64) 72.9 (73.3)
  1. Analysis of molecular variance for a) Spinturnix myoti and b) Spinturnix bechsteini. For S. bechsteini a hierarchical AMOVA including region as an additional factor is shown, with the values of a non-hierarchical AMOVA given in parentheses. Asterisks indicate significant contributions.