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Table 3 Repeat content in dipteran genomes

From: Diversity of transposable elements and repeats in a 600 kb region of the fly Calliphora vicina

   % Genome Class I   Class II    
Species Genome size All TEs LTR Non-LTR (LINE) DNA (TIR) Helitron Other Unclassified
Drosophila melanogaster 180 Mb 6%1 4.20%1 1.38%1 0.30%1 - 0.12%1 -
Drosophila ananassae 231 Mb 25%1 15.5%1 7.00%1 1.25%1 - 1.25%1 -
Drosophila virilis 206 Mb 14%1 9.94%1 3.36%1 0.28%1 - 0.42%1 -
Drosophila grimshawii 200 Mb 3%1 1.53%1 0.66%1 0.57%1 - 0.24%1 -
Calliphora vicina (600 kb region) 750 Mb 24%* 3.54% 2.95% 7.86% 5.01% - 5.24%
Anopheles gambiae 278 Mb 16%2 2.64%4 3.75%4 4.54%4 0.11%4 - -
Aedes aegypty 1,376 Mb 47%3 12.41%4 12.67%4 13.97%4 1.26%4 - -
Culex quinquefasciatus 579 Mb 28%4 3.89%4 4.45%4 19.40%4 0.49%4 - -
  1. *% of TEs based on the 600 kb region analysed in this study, data from other species comes from whole genome sequences. References: 1Drosophila 12 genomes consortium 2007; [37]2Holt, et al.[5]; 3Nene, et al.[7]; 4Arensburger, et al.[6].