TABLE 1

Summary of the number of viral evolutionary rate estimates used in this study

Viral groupType of virusNo. of evolutionary rate estimates
Entire data setEach data subset
Short-term rateLong-term rateTotalShort-term rateLong-term rateTotal
Group IdsDNA virus912213–81–57–10
Group IIssDNA virus452479–121–211–13
Group IV(+)ssRNA virus122112345146
Group V(−)ssRNA virus103310612–16113–17
Group VIRT-RNA virus6916851–41–65–7
Group VIIRT-DNA virus11314112
Total3593739671–856–1584–95