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Table 3 Comparison of estimated Malagasy tenrec divergence times (in Mya).

From: Molecular phylogeny and divergence times of Malagasy tenrecs: Influence of data partitioning and taxon sampling on dating analyses

Clade and node number [13] a [14] b [16] c This study 9 partitions This study without GHR
  Age Age ± SD 95% CI Age ± SD 95% CI Age ± SD 95% CI Age ± SD 95% CI
Tenrecidae/Chrysochloridae, 1 - 63 ± 5 53–72 67 ± 5 58–76 69 ± 4 61–77 71 ± 4 62–80
Malagasy tenrecs/Potamogalinae, 2 51–55 43 ± 5 34–52 42 ± 4 34–50 47 ± 4 40–55 45 ± 4 37–54
Malagasy tenrec radiation, 3 37 - - 25 ± 3 20–32 29 ± 3 24–35 30 ± 3 24–37
Tenrecinae radiation, 4 18–44 16 ± 3 11–22 18 ± 2 13–23 20 ± 2 16–25 21 ± 3 16–26
Tenrec/Hemicentetes split, 5 - - - 13 ± 2 10–18 16 ± 2 12–21 15 ± 2 11–20
Setifer/Echinops split, 6 - - - 6 ± 1 4–9 7 ± 1 4–9 8 ± 2 5–11
Geogalinae/Oryzorictinae split, 7 - - - - - 24 ± 3 19–29 24 ± 3 19–31
Oryzorictinae radiation, 8 - - - 19 ± 3 14–25 22 ± 3 17–27 22 ± 3 17–28
Microgale radiation, 9 - - - - - 11 ± 2 8–15 11 ± 2 7–15
Microgale/Limnogale split, 10 - - - - - 9 ± 1 6–12 9 ± 2 6–13
  1. Node numberd as in Figure 3. SD: standard deviations; CI: credibility intervals; – Nodes not present in the study.
  2. aAge estimated from vWF, 12s and 16s
  3. bAge estimated from vWF, ADRA2B, BRCA1
  4. cAge estimated from vWF, ADRA2B, AR