DNA barcoding of museum specimens of Lymantriidae preserved in the Royal Museum for Central Africa
"Babes-Bolyai" University & Romanian Lepidopterological Society
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Some preserved specimens of the lepidopteran collection of the Royal Museum for Central Africa were used in a pilot DNA barcoding study. They differed in age, the applied preservation methods and collection sites. Thereby short and standard DNA barcode sequesces were obtained, and species assignments based on neighbour-joining tree reconstruction were carried out and compared with morphological identification. Our results show that DNA barcoding approach is able to distinguish lymantriid species on an efficient way.
CitationNagy, Z.; Dall'Asta, U.; Breman, F. (2009). DNA barcoding of museum specimens of Lymantriidae preserved in the Royal Museum for Central Africa. , Entomologica romanica, Vol. 15, 11-16, "Babes-Bolyai" University & Romanian Lepidopterological Society, ISSN: 1224-2594,