Time of divergence between Drosophila species

Range ~5.4 D. simulans from D. melan.:0.5 D. sechellia from D. sim: 0.1 to 0.3 D. mauritiana from D. sim Million years ago
Organism Drosophila spp.
Reference Sousa-Neves R, Rosas A. An analysis of genetic changes during the divergence of Drosophila species. PLoS One. 2010 May 5 5(5):e10485. p.1 left column 3rd paragraph and right column top paragraphPubMed ID20463966
Primary Source Tamura K, Subramanian S, Kumar S. Temporal patterns of fruit fly (Drosophila) evolution revealed by mutation clocks. Mol Biol Evol. 2004 Jan21(1):36-44PubMed ID12949132
Comments D. sim=D. simulans: D. melan=D. melanogaster
Entered by Uri M
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