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Table 3 The similarity of mantis faunas in the Egyptian ecological zones. The number of species shared between each pair of zones is given in the upper half of the table, and the Sørensen-Dice coefficient between each pair of zones is given in the lower half of the table

From: Mantodea oasis of Palaearctic region: biogeographical analysis of Mantodea in Egypt

  Coastal strip Lower Nile Valley Upper Nile Valley Fayoum Basin Eastern Desert Western Desert Sinai Gebel Elba
Coastal strip 10 5 6 6 11 8 1
Lower Nile Valley 0.55 7 6 9 10 11 1
Upper Nile Valley 0.34 0.4 4 3 7 4 1
Fayoum Basin 0.5 0.4 0.42 4 6 5 1
Eastern Desert 0.35 0.4 0.18 0.28 10 5 2
Western Desert 0.52 0.41 0.38 0.38 0.42 5 1
Sinai 0.44 0.52 0.25 0.38 0.3 0.27 1
Gebel Elba 0.1 0.08 0.14 0.22 0.16 0.07 0.1