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Table 5 Inter- and intra- specific genetic divergence values of the genera represented by >2 species.

From: Can DNA barcoding accurately discriminate megadiverse Neotropical freshwater fish fauna?

  Inters-specific genetic divergence Max intra-specific genetic divergence (%)
Genera Species number Min (%) Mean (%) Max (%)  
Apareiodon 3 7.8 8.5 10.4 0.9
Astyanax 7 0.3 11.6 18.7 0.2-1.9
Bryconamericus 3 6.49 10.0 11.1 0.6-1.2
Characidium 7 0.9 13.9 18.7 0-0.9
cichla 4 1.8 11.3 15.1 -
Corydoras 6 4.0 11.4 17.1 0-1.6
Crenicichla 3 2.1 9.4 23.2 0.8
Cyphocharax 3 2.6 9.7 13.6 0.2-1.6
Gymnotus 5 2.3 9.7 17.6 0.3-1.1
Hisonotus 4 4.8 14.4 20.1 0.2-1.2
Hyphessobrycon 6 2.7 17.6 23.3 0-0.3
Hypostomus 18 0.6 3.7 7.0 0-1.4
Leporinus 10 3.3 12.0 18.0 0-0.9
Moenkhausia 3 17.3 19.4 24.8 0-0.2
Neoplecostomus 16 0.7 2.7 6.4 0-1.4
Pimelodella 3 1.8 9.3 11.4 0-0.2
Serrapinnus 4 1.3 6.1 10.4 -
Trichomycterus 14 1.2 8.1 16.9 0-1.2