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Table 4 Basic sequencing and assembly statistics for the seven newly sequenced and the two additional transcriptomes included in this study.

From: Phylogenomic analyses support the position of turtles as the sister group of birds and crocodiles (Archosauria)

Species Number of 454 reads Mean read length after cleaning Number of contigs Mean contig length
Phrynops hilarii* 454,711 303 45,554 548
Caretta caretta* 377,038 250 34,440 450
Chelonoidis nigra* 426,721 270 55,272 481
Emys orbicularis* 522,009 357 39,166 588
Alligator mississippiensis 436,439 266 29,309 400
Caiman crocodilus* 343,080 217 22,025 378
Podarcis sp.* 303,076 198 20,756 357
Python molurus bivittatus 950,283 232 36,334 446
Protopterus annectens* 666,034 231 37,810 469
  1. *Newly sequenced in this study.
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