Table 9: Results from exclusion of each of the 3 taxonomic groups.

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

Primitive038910011.81Physcomitrella patens (moss) and Selaginella moellendorffii (ancient vascular plant lineage), two model organisms
Monocotyledons0177510030.67Four species
Dicotyledons094610057.52Twelve species