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Table 3 Topological differences between phylogenies derived from various analyses of the carnivore data set.

From: Updating the evolutionary history of Carnivora (Mammalia): a new species-level supertree complete with divergence time estimates

  1a 2b 3c 4d 5e 6f 7g
1 a - 286 286 229 265 235 229
2 b 0.086 - 286 229 265 235 229
3 c 0.174 0.176 - 229 265 235 229
4 d 0.011 0.106 0.216 - 224 191 229
5 e 0.437 0.432 0.451 0.505 - 224 224
6 e 0.474 0.466 0.494 0.487 0.358 - 191
7 f 0.229 0.240 0.086 0.227 0.541 0.558 -
  1. Differences were quantified by the normalized partition metric [79, 80]. Number of shared taxa and partition metric values appear above and below the diagonal, respectively.
  2. a supertree constructed from literature and gene trees; b supertree constructed from literature, nuclear DNA genes, and mitochondrial DNA supermatrix tree; c supertree constructed from literature and molecular supermatrix trees; d supertree constructed from gene trees only; e supertree constructed from literature trees only; f supertree from Bininda-Emonds et al. [1]; g supermatrix tree.