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Table 1 Genetic, demographic and ecological data collected for five populations of Polyommatus coridon in the Walloon region (i.e. southern Belgium)

From: Positive correlation between genetic diversity and fitness in a large, well-connected metapopulation

   Montagne au Buis Roche à Lomme Abannets Tienne Breumont Fondy des Chiens Entire data set
Genetic data Sample size (individuals) 28 31 25 30 30 144
  He 0.333 ± 0.056 0.309 ± 0.066 0.302 ± 0.070 0.294 ± 0.063 0.313 ± 0.060 0.321 ± 0.056
  Div 0.364 ± 0.084 0.328 ± 0.072 0.307 ± 0.078 0.339 ± 0.076 0.345 ± 0.077 0.347 ± 0.033
  PPL 96. 7 90 90 86.7 96.7 96.7
Demographic data Census population size 1620 ± 84 384 ± 106 171 ± 24 630 ± 130 2301 ± 130  
  LTE (days) 10.86
(9.98–12.03)
9.43
(7.71–12.06)
8.86
(7.02–11.60)
8.46
(7.41–9.71)
9.50
(8.65–10.49)
 
  Number of immigrants 47 24 21 12 56  
  Number of emigrants 55 30 17 12 46  
Landscape and environmental data Area 4.3 0.67 2.77 8.03 3.97  
  Structural connectivity 0.0035 0.0155 0.0146 0.0038 0.0087  
  Microclimatic conditions -0.228 ± 0.614 -1.624 ± 1.501 1.449 ± 0.595 0.094 ± 0.565 -0.191 ± 0.739  
  Nectar abundance 39.350 ± 7.417 38.583 ± 12.795 35.944 ± 8.048 26.000 ± 3.406 41.391 ± 7.349  
  Host plant abundance 5.750 ± 3.979 5.750 ± 7.112 3.810 ± 5.476 0.059 ± 0.120 1.826 ± 3.603  
  1. He: expected heterozygosity, Div: average gene diversity, PPL: percentage of polymorphic loci, LTE: lifetime expectancy. A 95% confidence interval is given when available (± half length if symmetrical, lower and upper values when asymmetrical).