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Table 1 Sampling location details for South West Indian Ocean islands, African and European populations by country

From: Large-scale mitochondrial DNA analysis of native honey bee Apis mellifera populations reveals a new African subgroup private to the South West Indian Ocean islands

  Island Size Code n site Date n n COI-COII n ND2 Source
Madagascar 587,040 km2 MDG 4 1996-1998 17 17   b
    49 2011-2013 142 142 23 c
Madagascar (Ste Marie Island) 160 km2   1 2014 5 5 1  
Mascarene archipelago
 La Réunion 2512 km2 REU 83 2011- 2012 130 130 16  
 Mauritius 1865 km2 MUS 24 2012 239 239 14  
 Rodrigues 108 km2 ROD 20 2013 278 278 6 a
Seychelles archipelago
 Mahé 155 km2 MAH 17 2013 50 50 5 d
 Praslin 38 km2 PRA 13 2013 45 45 4 d
    2 2015 2 2   
 La Digue 10 km2 DIG 2 2013 26 26 4 d
Comoros archipelago
 Grande Comore 1148 km2 GCO 10 2014 29 29 8  
 Mohéli 290 km2 MOH 3 2014 10 10 3  
 Anjouan 424 km2 ANJ 11 2014 27 27 5  
 Mayotte 376 km2 MYT 18 2013 24 24 4  
African populations
 Egypt   EGY 1 1997 1 1 1 b
 Senegal   SEN 3 2015 4 4 4  
 São Tomé Island 1001 km2 STP 1 1998 9 9 4 b
 Chad   TCD 2 2015 3 3 1  
 Central African Republic   CAF 5 2013 11 11 5  
 Gabon   GAB 2 2014 3 3 3  
 Uganda   UGA 1 2015 1 1 1  
 Tanzania   TZA 1 2015 10 10 4  
 Malawi   MWI 4 1995 4 4 3 b
 Zimbabwe   ZWE 1 1995 5 5 3 b
    1 2014 9 9 6  
 Mozambique   MOZ 1 2015 2 2 2  
 South Africa   ZAF 1 2013 17 17 6  
    2 2015 5 5 3  
European populations
 Portugal   PRT 6 2013 12 12 4  
 Spain   ESP 1 2013 3 3 1  
 France   FRA 3 2013 28 28 13  
 Switzerland   CHE 1 2013 2 2 1  
 Germany   DEU 1 1998 2 2 2 b
    1 2013 1 1 1  
 Italy   ITA 8 1997 22 22 8 b
 Greece   GRC 1 2015 6 6 2  
      1184 1184 171  
  1. Table details island size, map code (corresponding to Fig. 1), the number of sampling sites, date of the sampling, n: number of sampled honeybee colonies and n COI-COII and n ND2: number of individuals sequenced at the COI-COII intergenic region and ND2 gene, respectively. The reference source of samples from previous mtDNA genetic diversity description is indicated
  2. afrom Techer et al. (2015) [44]
  3. bfrom the collection of INRA Toulouse (Franck [50])
  4. cfrom Rasolofoarivao et al. [31]
  5. dfrom Techer et al. (2016) [43]