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Table 1 Characteristics of water systems and identification of snails sampled used in the present study

From: Hidden diversity in spring snails from the Andean Altiplano, the second highest plateau on Earth, and the Atacama Desert, the driest place in the world

  System, altitude (m) Latitude (S), longitude (W) Voucher GenBank accession number
Locality    GEVOL MNHNCL 12S rDNA 16S rDNA
Caquena Basin       
 Colpa Stream-swamp, 4,384 18°03′29.00″, 69°13′52.00″ 2 5900 KF285868 KF285827
Lauca River Basin       
 Parinacota Stream-swamp, 4,399 18°12′51.00″, 69°18′05.00″ 2 5901 KF285869 KF285828
Isluga Basin       
 Isluga River-swamp, 3,776 19°15′10.00″, 68°42′15.00″ 1 5902 KF285870 -
    2 5903 KF285871 -
Salar de Carcote Basin       
 Salar de Carcote Spring 1, 3,688 21°16′04.00″, 68°19′21.00″ 9 V1 5904 KF285872 KF285829
    11 V1 5905 KF285873 KF285830
Salar de Ascotán Basin       
 Salar de Ascotán Spring 2, 3,716 21°29′07.00″, 68°15′21.00″ 67 MG 5906 KF285874 KF285831
    68 MG 5907 KF285875 KF285832
    70 MG 5908 KF285876 -
    84 MP 5909 KF285877 KF285833
    86 MP 5910 KF285878 -
 Salar de Ascotán Spring 11, 3,734 21°41′13.90″, 68°12′54.00″ 1 V11 5911 KF285879 -
    6 V11 5912 KF285880 -
    7 V11 5913 KF285881 -
Loa River Basin       
 El Tatio Stream-geysers, 4,264 22°20′10.00″, 68°00′59.00″ 8 5914 KF285882 -
    17 5915 KF285883 -
 Las Cascadas River, 2,260 22°29′54.00″, 68°58′18.00″ 2 5916 KF285889 KF285838
    5 5917 - KF285839
    8 5918 - KF285840
    11 5919 - KF285841
 Las Vertientes Spring, 2,181 22°13′15.20″, 68°58′20.00″ 1 5920 KF285890 KF285845
    2 5921 KF285891 KF285846
 La Finca River, 2,099 22°30′34.62″, 68°59′27.90″ 1 5922 - KF285842
    2 5923 KF285892 KF285843
 Chiu Chiu River, 2,470 22°20′02.00″, 68°38′57.00″ 13 5924 KF285893 -
    14 5925 KF285894 -
 Vertiente Opache Spring-river, 2,184 22°29′02.50″, 69°00′08.00″ 1 5926 KF285895 -
    2 5927 - KF285847
    3 5928 KF285896 KF285848
 Laguna Opache Lagoon, 2,100 22°30′20.50″, 68°59′43.30″ 1 5929 - KF285844
Pacific coastal basins       
 Quebrada La Chimba Spring, 500 23°32′22.05″, 70°21′36.40″ 1-1 5930 KF285897 KF285849
    2-2 5931 KF285898 KF285850
 Quebrada Carrizo Spring-stream, 72 25°41′56.72″, 70°24′42.51″ 1 5932 KF285899 KF285851
    2 5933 KF285900 KF285852
 Quebrada Cascabeles Spring, 42 25°17′33.10″, 70°26′45.40″ 1 5934 - KF285853
    2 5935 KF285901 -
 Quebrada El León Spring, 243 26°57′34.70″, 70°44′15.00″ 1 5936 KF285902 KF285854
    2 5937 - KF285855
 Aguada de Chorrillos Spring, 5 27°12′32.40″, 70°57′03.30″ 1 5938 KF285907 KF285858
    6 5939 KF285908 KF285859
 El Totoral Stream, 200 27°53′50.70″, 70°54′01.50″ 3 5940 KF285922 KF285863
    4 5941 KF285923 KF285864
 Los Perales, Quebrada Spring-stream, 332 25°01′45.60″, 70°27′17.90″ 1 5942 KF285924 KF285865
 Paposo    4 5943 KF285925 KF285866
    6 5944 KF285926 KF285867
Salar de Atacama Basin       
 Tilomonte Stream, 2,365 23°47′24.40″, 68°06′34.20″ 1-4 5945 KF285884 KF285834
 Tilopozo Pool, 2,313 23°47′05.00″, 68°14′12.30″ 21 5946 KF285885 KF285835
    22 5947 KF285886 KF285836
 Peine Stream, 2,440 23°41′00.00″, 68°03′31.00″ 1 5948 KF285887 -
    2 5949 KF285888 KF285837
Taltal Basin       
 Las Breas, Quebrada de Spring-pool, 588 25°30′10.10″, 70°24′40.20″ 1 5950 KF285903 -
 Taltal    2 5951 KF285904 -
Pan de Azúcar Basin       
 Quebrada Cachina Spring, 321 25°54′03.40″, 70°36′47.90″ 1 5952 KF285905 KF285856
    2 5953 KF285906 KF285857
Copiapó River Basin       
 Hornitos, Copiapó River River, 826 27°46′04.40″, 70°09′43.60″ 8 5954 KF285909 -
    10 5955 KF285910 -
    12 5956 KF285911 KF285860
 Copiapó, Copiapó River River, 465 27°26′25.90″, 70°16′02.60″ 19 5957 KF285912 -
    20 5958 KF285913 -
    21 5959 KF285914 -
 Pabellón, Copiapó River River, 693 27°39′54.90″, 70°13′55.80″ 13 5960 KF285915 -
    15 5961 KF285916 -
    18 5962 KF285917 -
 Humedal, Copiapó River River-swamp, 17 27°19′14.80″, 70°55′08.90″ 2 5963 KF285918 -
    3 5964 KF285919 -
 Carrera Pinto Spring, 1,565 27°06′52.50″, 69°53′52.00″ 1 5965 KF285920 KF285861
    2 5966 KF285921 KF285862
  1. GEVOL: specimen voucher number deposited in the Laboratorio de Genética y Evolución; MNHNCL: sample of tissue (or DNA) deposited in the Museo Nacional de Historia Natural, Santiago, Chile.