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Table 1 Time estimation of demographical history of A. morrisonia by MDIV and Bayesian skyline plot methods

From: Phylogeography of the Alcippe morrisonia(Aves: Timaliidae): long population history beyond late Pleistocene glaciations

  MDIV   Bayesian skyline plot
group pairs M t div (Mya) t mrca (Mya) Groups tasince expansion (Mya) t mrca (Mya)
     Fujian 0.20 0.51
Fujian-Hainan 0.02 1.15 1.72 Hainan 0.15 0.44
Fujian/Hainan-Taiwan 0.02 3.51 4.81 Taiwan 0.10 0.37
     Wyunnan 0.30 0.67
WYunnan-SWSichuan 0.12 0.87 2.87 SWSichuan 0.23 0.76
     Centre 0.17 0.27
Centre-Guangxi 0.06 1.12 1.73 Guangxi / 0.17
Fujian/Hainan/Taiwan-WYunnan/SWSichuan 0.04 6.06 8.03 Peripheral / 7.63
     Middle / 0.76
Peripheral-Middle 0.04 9.82 11.60 Total / 8.11
  1. M, scaled migration rate, and M = 2Nef * m, T mrca , the time of MRCA in units of mutation rate and t mrca , the geological time transformed from T mrca by the mutation rate 0.9 * 10-8. ta, time since expansion, /, no demographic expansion was detected.