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A universal DNA mini-barcode for biodiversity analysis
BackgroundThe goal of DNA barcoding is to develop a species-specific sequence library for all eukaryotes. A 650 bp fragment of the cytochrome c oxidase 1 (CO1) gene has been used successfully forExpand
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DNA barcodes for 1/1000 of the animal kingdom
This study reports DNA barcodes for more than 1300 Lepidoptera species from the eastern half of North America, establishing that 99.3 per cent of these species possess diagnostic barcode sequences.Expand
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Order Lepidoptera Linnaeus, 1758. In : Zhang, Z.-Q. (Ed.) Animal biodiversity: An outline of higher-level classification and survey of taxonomic richness
van Nieukerken, Erik J.; Kaila, Lauri; Kitching, Ian J.; Kristensen, Niels Peder; Lees, David C.; Minet, Joël; Mitter, Charles; Mutanen, Marko; Regier, Jerome C.; Simonsen, Thomas J.; Wahlberg,Expand
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DNA-based identification of introduced ermine moth species in North America (Lepidoptera: Yponomeutidae).
Three sibling species of European small ermine moths of the Yponomeuta padella complex have been collected in North America. To allow identification of fresh as well as dried specimens without hostExpand
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A Molecular Phylogeny for Yponomeutoidea (Insecta, Lepidoptera, Ditrysia) and Its Implications for Classification, Biogeography and the Evolution of Host Plant Use
Background Yponomeutoidea, one of the early-diverging lineages of ditrysian Lepidoptera, comprise about 1,800 species worldwide, including notable pests and insect-plant interaction models.Expand
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Allopatry as a Gordian Knot for Taxonomists: Patterns of DNA Barcode Divergence in Arctic-Alpine Lepidoptera
Many cold adapted species occur in both montane settings and in the subarctic. Their disjunct distributions create taxonomic complexity because there is no standardized method to establish whetherExpand
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COLEOPHORA DEAURATELLA LIENIG AND ZELLER (LEPIDOPTERA, COLEOPHORIDAE) IN NORTH AMERICA: AN INTRODUCED, NEWLY DETECTED EUROPEAN MOTH INJURIOUS TO RED CLOVER SEEDS
Coleophora deauratella Lienig and Zeller is reported for the first time in North America. This casebearer species was introduced accidentally from Europe almost 30 years ago but remainedExpand
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Plutella australiana (Lepidoptera, Plutellidae), an overlooked diamondback moth revealed by DNA barcodes
Abstract The genus Plutella was thought to be represented in Australia by a single introduced species, Plutella xylostella (Linnaeus), the diamondback moth. Its status as a major pest of cruciferousExpand
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SYSTEMATICS OF THE NEARCTIC SPECIES OF METALLIC-GREEN COLEOPHORA (LEPIDOPTERA: COLEOPHORIDAE)
Eleven species of metallic-green Coleophora are recognized in the Nearctic Region, including three that are new: C . ladonia Landry and Wright from Florida, C . ramitella Landry and Wright from theExpand
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