Data S1 Methods.

Data S2 Results.

Table S1 Samples of the blood pheasants used in this study and the probability of being the population of origin (MRCA, most recent common ancestor) of different population groups.

Table S2 PCR and internal sequence primers (the last four) used in this study.

Table S3 Survival rate (s) of eight galliformes species.

Table S4 Summary of haplotype diversities (Hd), nucleotide diversity (π), Tajima’s D and Fu’s (Fs), Chakraborty's expected number of alleles, and inferred parameters of population expansion for mitochondrial DNA sequences in the population groups of the blood pheasant.

Table S5 The results of SAMOVA for groupings of populations based on cyt b+cr sequences; pops, populations.

Table S6 Parameters of population demography in the blood pheasant: TMRCA, the most recent coalescent ancestor; Nef, effective population size; Theta-W, the mutation parameter.

Table S7 Morphological differences among the population groups of the blood pheasant inferred from molecular analyses in this study.

Table S8 Pariwise genetic distances (FST: below diagonal; Phi: above diagonal) between the population groups.

Table S9 Sampling location and GenBank accession number for each sample.

Fig. S1 Pariwise genetic distances based on cyt b vs cyt b + cr sequences.

Fig. S2 Blood pheasant samples used for the nuclear DNA analysis in this study.

Fig. S3 The maximum likelihood tree based on cyt b + cr haplotypes of studied blood pheasants.

Fig. S4 ML phylogenetic trees constructed from nuclear haplotype of ENS00132 (A), ENS13380 (B), ENS01580 (C) and MC1R (D), respectively.

Fig. S5 The networks constructed from phased haplotypes of nuclear ENS00132 (A), 13380 (B), 01580 (C) and MC1R (D) sequences of the blood pheasants.

Fig. S6 The PCA result of mtDNA sequences of studied blood pheasants.

Fig. S7 Mismatch distribtution of four population groups of the blood pheasant.

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