a Size range in base pairs (bp) represents the typical range of each group.
b Direct target repeats in base pairs; ND, not determined; less frequently observed lengths are included in brackets.
c Conserved terminal based pairs. Capital letters(and capital letters within parentheses) refer to mostly (and often) conserved bases. Lowercase letters separated by slashes indicate alternative conservation at that position.
d Presence (Y) or absence (N) of terminal inverted repeats.
e DDE represents the common acidic triad presumed to be part of the active site of the transposase.
f In the IS200/IS605 family, when the accessory gene TnpB is present, it give the sens of the IS.