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Table 5 The AIC (BIC) per site of nine models on three testing datasets (the smaller AIC (BIC) the better model)

From: Improved mitochondrial amino acid substitution models for metazoan evolutionary studies

  mtZOA mtREV mtArt LG4X C60 PHAT mtMet mtInv mtVer
Metazoan 120.049 (122.011) 120.478
(122.440)
120.476
(122.438)
124.613
(126.629)
124.748 (126.710) 132.966
(134.928)
119.216
(121.178)
120.125
(122.087)
120.769
(122.731)
Invertebrate 133.182
(134.831)
136.229
(137.878)
132.394
(134.044)
138.975
(140.675)
137.979
(139.628)
146.924
(148.573)
132.587
(134.236)
131.674
(133.324)
137.432
(139.082)
Vertebrate 97.129
(99.249)
95.979
(98.099)
98.301
(100.421)
99.851
(102.028)
99.040
(101.159)
107.722
(109.842)
96.195
(98.315)
98.180
(100.299)
95.435
(97.555)
  1. Nine models include six mt models, two site-heterogeneous models (i.e., LG4X, C60), and PHAT model (a transmembrane-specific substitution model)