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Table 1 Cubitermes samples and summary of sequence and microsatellite data used to distinguish cryptic species.

From: Genetic differentiation in the soil-feeding termite Cubitermes sp. affinis subarquatus: occurrence of cryptic species revealed by nuclear and mitochondrial markers

Putative species Colonies Sites COII sequences (N = 1) ITS2 sequences (N = 1)   Microsatellite alleles
    AN Hap AN Hap N AR P14 (n) AR P19 (n) AR P32 (n) AR P34 (n) AR P41 (n)
Cubitermes spA OKOT7 Okoumé DQ127300 1 DQ246528 a 26 227–253 (10) 408–412 (2) 160–174 (2) 231–239 (4) 149 (1)
  ROCT16 Rocher DQ127302 1 DQ246527 a 24      
  ROCT42 Rocher DQ127299 1 DQ246529 a 30      
  ROCT14A Rocher DQ246540 1 DQ246530 a 6      
Cubitermes spB ROCT14B Rocher DQ246542 4 DQ246524 b 12 231–233 (2) 392–408 (4) 160–176 (3) 231–247 (8) 149–155 (3)
  OKOT5 Okoumé DQ127311 4 DQ246519 b 18      
  OKOT26 Okoumé DQ127312 5 DQ246520 b 24      
  CHAT34 Chameau DQ127309 4 DQ246523 b 26      
  CHAT37 Chameau DQ127310 4 DQ246521 b 48      
  CHAT38 Chameau DQ127308 4 DQ246522 b 33      
Cubitermes spC ROCT17 Rocher DQ127304 6 DQ246537 c 23 225–245 (8) 404–408 (2) 160–180 (4) 231–245 (5) 149 (1)
  OKOT24 Okoumé DQ127303 6 DQ246531 c 19      
  OKOT31 Okoumé DQ246543 6 DQ246533 c 24      
  CHAT33 Chameau DQ127307 7 DQ246534 c 19      
  ROCT45 Rocher DQ246544 6 DQ246535 c 20      
  ROCT46 Rocher DQ127306 8 DQ246536 c 34      
  CHATX Chameau DQ127305 6 DQ246532 c 18      
Cubitermes spD DODTD1 Doda DQ127301 2 DQ246525 d 24 229–245 (4) 412 (1) 160–178 (2) 233–239 (4) 149 (1)
  DODTD2 Doda DQ246541 3 DQ246526 d 19      
Outgroups A. longiceps - DQ246545 - DQ246538 - - - - - - -
  C. albotarsalis - DQ246546 - DQ246539 - - - - - - -
  1. GenBank accession numbers (AN) and haplotype names (Hap) for COII and ITS2 sequences and allele ranges (AR) for the five microsatellite loci. N, number of individuals tested for each of the 19 Cubitermes colonies of the four geographical sites and for A. longiceps and C. albotarsalis and n, number of microsatellite alleles found in each locus and putative cryptic species.