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Integrating DNA barcode data and taxonomic practice: Determination, discovery, and description
DNA barcodes, like traditional sources of taxonomic information, are potentially powerful heuristics in the identification of described species but require mindful analytical interpretation. The roleExpand
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Conservation Genetics at the Species Boundary
Conservation genetics has expanaded its purview such that molecular techniques are now used rou- tinely to prioritize populations for listing anad protection and infer their historical relationshipsExpand
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Calibrating phylogenetic species formation in a threatened insect using DNA from historical specimens
Museum specimens from the late 19th and early 20th centuries were surveyed for the single nucleotide polymorphism identified previously and used to diagnose populations of the federally threatenedExpand
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Taxonomic and Behavioral Composition of an Island Fauna: A Survey of Bees (Hymenoptera: Apoidea: Anthophila) on Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts
Abstract. An intensive survey of bees (Hymenoptera: Apoidea: Anthophila) on Martha's Vineyard, the largest offshore island in Massachusetts, USA, was conducted mostly from 2010–2011 at over 60 sitesExpand
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Functional Ecosystems and Biodiversity Buzzwords
Several increasingly popular paradigms in conservation remove organismal information and life- histoty requirements from management planning with claims that species-specific information is notExpand
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How Many Things Are There? A Reply to Oliver and Beattie, Beattie and Oliver, Oliver and Beattie, and Oliver and Beattie
In a recent paper in this journal, Oliver and Beattie (1996:100) recapitulate and extend their earlier arguments that "the use of invertebrates in some monitoring and conservation research andExpand
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Another Blood Feeder? Experimental Feeding of a Fruit-Piercing Moth Species on Human Blood in the Primorye Territory of Far Eastern Russia (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae: Calpinae)
The genus Calyptra Ochsenheimer (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae: Calpini) includes what are commonly known as vampire moths, so named because of their ability to pierce mammalian flesh and feed on blood.Expand
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Dry Season Migration by Costa Rican Lowland Paper Wasps to High Elevation Cold Dormancy Sites1
'W'e nsponr oRsERvATIoNs HERF. oF AGGRF.cATTNG BEHAwoR by socid wasps in the genera Pol*tes end Mischocytwruar during the nonnesting phase of their colony cycle in Guanacaste Province, Costa Rica, aExpand
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Opposite macroevolutionary responses to environmental changes in grasses and insects during the Neogene grassland expansion
The rise of Neogene C4 grasslands is one of the most drastic changes recently experienced by the biosphere. A central - and widely debated - hypothesis posits that Neogene grasslands acted as a majorExpand
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