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Table 2 Comparisons of genomes of Wolbachia and Lepidoptera to test for traces of LGT

From: Evidence for common horizontal transmission of Wolbachia among butterflies and moths

Host Total traces screened (mbp) Wolbachia traces hitsa Hits length (bp) Identity % NCBI Blast matches LGT Wolbachia infection
Plutella xylostella 388 4 545–569 81–83 Enterobacter sp. Yesa Infected
Bombyx mori 466 0 0 0 NA No Unknown
Danaus plexippus 265 0 0 0 NA No Unknown
Heliconius melpomene 265 0 0 0 NA No Unknown
Manduca sexta 395 0 0 0 NA No Unknown
Melitaea cinxia 387 1 350 96 Wolbachia (wHa-A) Yesa Unknown
Papilio glaucus 376 0 0 0 NA No Unknown
Papilio polytes 227 0 0 0 NA No Uninfected
Papilio xuthus 244 0 0 0 NA No Uninfected
  1. aThere is a possibility of LGT based on our genomes scanning results. Genomes of Wolbachia used in this study; wBm (D), wBol (B), wMel (A), wPip (B), wRi (A), wAlb (B), wVitB, wHa (A) and wNo (B)