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Table 2 Mean distances calculated as the symmetric difference of Robinson and Foulds between trees constructed using different methods for particular markers

From: The influence of molecular markers and methods on inferring the phylogenetic relationships between the representatives of the Arini (parrots, Psittaciformes), determined on the basis of their complete mitochondrial genomes

Marker Data set
7 taxa 11 taxa
12 s rRNA 4.00 7.96
16 s rRNA 3.21 1.89
atp6 3.62 6.39
atp8 5.24 6.42
cox1 3.49 8.06
cox2 3.83 5.80
cox3 4.62 6.39
CR 1.07 0.50
cytb 5.86 8.25
nd1 2.96 6.07
nd2 5.76 6.57
nd3 5.29 8.32
nd4 3.79 6.47
nd4L 3.66 7.73
nd5 4.31 6.04
nd6 3.88 8.89
tRNA1 2.97 3.72
tRNA2 1.56 8.07
  1. The minimum distance = 0 and maximum distance = 8 for 7-taxa set and 16 for 11-taxa set