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Table 1 Summary of our re-analysis of 28 published phylotypes proposed to represent novel high-level eukaryotic diversity

From: How many novel eukaryotic 'kingdoms'? Pitfalls and limitations of environmental DNA surveys

Phylotype GenBank accession number Taxonomic status proposed after our re-analysis Reference
Previously undetected chimeric sequences
CS_E042 AY046663 1/2 = CS_E028 (Dinoflagellata)/2/2 = CS_E022 (Jakobidae) Edgcomb et al. 2002 [7]
LEMD145 AF372805 1/2 = undet. Ascomycota/2/2 = LEMD003 (Gregarinia) Dawson & Pace 2002 [5]
LEMD119 AF372777 1/2 = undet. Apicomplexa/2/2 = LEMD003 (Gregarinia) Dawson & Pace 2002 [5]
Misplaced fast-evolving phylotypes
LEMD267 AF372778 Lobosea (Amoebozoa) Dawson & Pace 2002 [5]
C1_E016 AY046618 Dinoflagellata (Alveolata) Edgcomb et al. 2002 [7]
C3_E014 AY046873 Apicomplexa (Alveolata) Edgcomb et al. 2002 [7]
C1_E017 AY046619 Apicomplexa (Alveolata) Edgcomb et al. 2002 [7]
C2_E016 AY046806 Apicomplexa (Alveolata) Edgcomb et al. 2002 [7]
BOLA267 AF372774 Apicomplexa (Alveolata) Dawson & Pace 2002 [5]
LEMD134 AF372806 Apicomplexa (Alveolata) Dawson & Pace 2002 [5]
LEMD003 AF372797 Apicomplexa (Alveolata) Dawson & Pace 2002 [5]
CS_E036 AY046668 Labyrinthulata (Stramenopiles) Edgcomb et al. 2002 [7]
LEMD052 AF372744 Cercozoa (Rhizaria) Dawson & Pace 2002 [5]
Phylotypes identified with an increasing molecular sampling of described organisms
AT4-11 AF530526 Apusomonadidae (Apusozoa) López-García et al. 2003 [8]
BOLA187 AF372745 'Mastigamoeba invertens group' Dawson & Pace 2002 [5]
BOLA366 AF372746 'Mastigamoeba invertens group' Dawson & Pace 2002 [5]
CS_E022 AY046649 Jakobidae (Excavates) Edgcomb et al. 2002 [7]
C1_E027 AY046628 'Retortamonas/Carpediemonas group' (Excavates) Edgcomb et al. 2002 [7]
Phylotypes that passed our checking procedure:
DH145-EKD11 AF290065 possibly novel high-level lineage López-García et al. 2001 [3]
DH148-5-EKD18 AF290084 possibly novel high-level lineage López-García et al. 2001 [3]
C3_E012 AY046842 possibly novel high-level lineage Edgcomb et al. 2002 [7]
C2_E026 AY046816 possibly novel high-level lineage Edgcomb et al. 2002 [7]
CS_R003 AY046643 possibly novel high-level lineage Edgcomb et al. 2002 [7]
BOLA212 AF372767 possibly novel high-level lineage Dawson & Pace 2002 [5]
BOLA458 AF372771 possibly novel high-level lineage Dawson & Pace 2002 [5]
BOLA048 AF372821 possibly novel high-level lineage Dawson & Pace 2002 [5]
BAQA065 AF372825 possibly novel high-level lineage Dawson & Pace 2002 [5]
AT4-68 AF530543 possibly novel high-level lineage López-García et al. 2003 [8]