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Table 2 Assignment of individuals to species. Query individual to be assigned, specimen details, diagnostic sites, posterior probability of assignment (Post. prob.), and risk of mis-assignment.

From: Single mitochondrial gene barcodes reliably identify sister-species in diverse clades of birds

Query Species Specimen ID. Collecting locale Diagnostic sites (#) Post. prob. Risk
1. Common Goldeneye Bucephala clangula 1510–10045 Labrador, Canada 9 1 1.815 × 10-46
2. Lincoln's Sparrow Melospiza lincolnii KKBNA111-4 CWSL94-65761-04 Saskatchewan, Canada 9 1 6.661 × 10-34
3. Sandwich Tern Thalasseus sandvicensis KKBNA472-05 UWBM 73832 Louisiana, USA 11 1 4.315 × 10-31
4. Okarito Brown Kiwi Apteryx rowi BROMB463-06 RA 0886 Stewart Is., New Zealand 13 1 1.568 × 10-37
5. Ruby-throated Hummingbird Archilochus colubris TZBNA028-03 1B-269 Ontario, Canada 7 1 1.946 × 10-16
6. Gentoo Penguin Pygoscelis papua GPB1 Falkland Islands 35 1 2.831 × 10-99