Table 1 Comparison between the sperm-based genetic map for D. pulex and the microsatellite genetic map for D. arenata (Cristescu et al. 2006)
D. pulex mapD. arenata map
Total map distance (Kosambi cM)14511206
No. of markers1672185
No. of scaffolds mapped18773
Basepairs of genome mapped (Mbp)131.973.9
Average intermarker distance (cM)0.877
  • The statistics for the D. arenata map were compiled from Cristescu et al. (2006) and Colbourne et al. (2011).