Table 1 Neighborhood size estimates from empirical studies
SpeciesDescriptionNeighborhood sizeMethodCitation
Ipomopsis aggregataFlowering plant12.60–37.80GeneticCampbell and Dooley (1992)
Borrichia frutescensSalt marsh plant20–30Genetic + surveyAntlfinger (1982)
Oreamnos americanusMountain goat36–100GeneticShirk and Cushman (2014)
Homo sapiensGainj- and Kalam-speaking people, Papua New Guinea40–213GeneticRousset (1997)
Formica sp.Colonial ants50–100GeneticPamilo (1983)
Astrocaryum mexicanumPalm tree102–895Genetic + surveyEguiarte et al. (1993)
Spermophilus mollisGround squirrel204–480Genetic + surveyAntolin et al. (2001)
Sceloperus olivaceusLizard225–270SurveyKerster (1964)
Dieffenbachia longispathaBeetle-pollinated colonial herb227–611SurveyYoung (1988)
A. aegyptiYellow fever mosquito268GeneticJasper et al. (2019)
Homo sapiensGainj- and Kalam-speaking people, Papua New Guinea410SurveyRousset (1997)
Quercus laevisOak tree> 440GeneticBerg and Hamrick (1995)
Drosophila pseudoobscuraFruit fly500–1000Survey + crossesWright (1946)
Homo sapiensPopulation Reference Sample data Northeast Europe1342–5425GeneticRingbauer et al. (2017)