TABLE 6

Frequency distributions of mt 16S rDNA haplotypes of I. scapularis

SampleNo. of ticksHaplotypeMutation parameter Π (SE)aTajima's Db
ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOSingletons
Long Island
LI13910372171.014 (0.773)0.140
LI2534356301131.108 (0.817)−0.160
LI3371711132211.060 (0.798)−1.322
LI4331252101221.285 (0.920)−0.770
LI5345841431.125 (0.835)0.331
LI62342132LI6-4, -90.696 (0.612)−0.467
Northeast
MA286318MA-10.700 (0.607)−0.677
RI27651150.802 (0.665)0.043
NY3-903381120210.922 (0.718)−1.31
NY3-952052921NY1-11
NY130134491.171 (0.863)1.226
CT601012918110.978 (0.746)−0.611
NJ2766150.726 (0.622)0.812
PA441436210.825 (0.668)0.387
MD1372221120.674 (0.586)−0.179
Southeast
MD2113710.624 (0.596)−0.290
NC1248141NC1-60.722 (0.623)−0.913
NC23522181316NC2-22, -295.470 (2.998)0.364
SC-972755177.613 (4.000)2.050*
SC-9828161218
  • * P< 0.05.

  • a Estimated using FLUCTUATE (Kuhner et al. 1998).

  • b Using Arlequin (Schneider et al. 1997).