Table 8: Results from exclusion of each of the four taxonomic groups.

Taxonomic groupingError countTotal count of miRNAs% correctly classified% of full set excludedNotes

Embryophyta13190939.16Physcomitrella patens (moss)—model organism
Lycopodiophyta0551002.65Selaginella moellendorffii (ancient vascular plant lineage)—model organism
Monocotyledons0119310057.52Four species
Dicotyledons063610030.67Twelve species