Paul D N Hebert

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Affiliation: University of Guelph
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. pmc A DNA 'barcode blitz': rapid digitization and sequencing of a natural history collection
    Paul D N Hebert
    Biodiversity Institute of Ontario, University of Guelph, Guelph, ON, Canada
    PLoS ONE 8:e68535. 2013
  2. pmc Identification of the vascular plants of Churchill, Manitoba, using a DNA barcode library
    Maria L Kuzmina
    Biodiversity Institute of Ontario, University of Guelph, Guelph, ON, Canada
    BMC Ecol 12:25. 2012
  3. pmc Towards a comprehensive barcode library for arctic life - Ephemeroptera, Plecoptera, and Trichoptera of Churchill, Manitoba, Canada
    Xin Zhou
    Canadian Centre for DNA Barcoding, Biodiversity Institute of Ontario, University of Guelph, 50 Stone Road East, Guelph, Ontario, N1G 2W1, Canada
    Front Zool 6:30. 2009
  4. pmc Filling the gap - COI barcode resolution in eastern Palearctic birds
    Kevin Cr Kerr
    Department of Integrative Biology, Biodiversity Institute of Ontario, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, N1G 2W1, Canada
    Front Zool 6:29. 2009
  5. pmc Recovery of the mitochondrial COI barcode region in diverse Hexapoda through tRNA-based primers
    Doo Sang Park
    Biological Resource Center, Korea Research Institute of Bioscience and Biotechnology, Daejeon 305 806, Korea
    BMC Genomics 11:423. 2010
  6. pmc Identification of Birds through DNA Barcodes
    Paul D N Hebert
    Department of Zoology, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada
    PLoS Biol 2:e312. 2004
  7. pmc Biological identifications through DNA barcodes
    Paul D N Hebert
    Department of Zoology, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario N1G 2W1, Canada
    Proc Biol Sci 270:313-21. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Accelerated molecular evolution in halophilic crustaceans
    Paul D N Hebert
    Department of Zoology, University of Guelph, Ontario, Canada
    Evolution 56:909-26. 2002
  9. ncbi request reprint The promise of DNA barcoding for taxonomy
    Paul D N Hebert
    Department of Integrative Biology, Biodiversity Institute of Ontario, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario N1G 2W1, Canada
    Syst Biol 54:852-9. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Macrogeographic patterns of breeding system diversity in the Daphnia pulex group from the United States and Mexico
    P D Hebert
    Department of Zoology, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada N1G 2 W1
    Heredity (Edinb) 87:153-61. 2001

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Publications81

  1. pmc A DNA 'barcode blitz': rapid digitization and sequencing of a natural history collection
    Paul D N Hebert
    Biodiversity Institute of Ontario, University of Guelph, Guelph, ON, Canada
    PLoS ONE 8:e68535. 2013
    ..These results further suggest that existing collections can enable the rapid development of a comprehensive DNA barcode library for the most diverse compartment of terrestrial biodiversity - insects. ..
  2. pmc Identification of the vascular plants of Churchill, Manitoba, using a DNA barcode library
    Maria L Kuzmina
    Biodiversity Institute of Ontario, University of Guelph, Guelph, ON, Canada
    BMC Ecol 12:25. 2012
    ....
  3. pmc Towards a comprehensive barcode library for arctic life - Ephemeroptera, Plecoptera, and Trichoptera of Churchill, Manitoba, Canada
    Xin Zhou
    Canadian Centre for DNA Barcoding, Biodiversity Institute of Ontario, University of Guelph, 50 Stone Road East, Guelph, Ontario, N1G 2W1, Canada
    Front Zool 6:30. 2009
    ..We explore the correlation between the morphological species delineations, DNA barcode-based haplotype clusters delimited by a sequence threshold (2%), and a threshold-free approach to biodiversity quantification--phylogenetic diversity...
  4. pmc Filling the gap - COI barcode resolution in eastern Palearctic birds
    Kevin Cr Kerr
    Department of Integrative Biology, Biodiversity Institute of Ontario, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, N1G 2W1, Canada
    Front Zool 6:29. 2009
    ..We used this opportunity to compare and contrast three different methods routinely employed in barcoding studies: clustering-based, distance-based, and character-based methods...
  5. pmc Recovery of the mitochondrial COI barcode region in diverse Hexapoda through tRNA-based primers
    Doo Sang Park
    Biological Resource Center, Korea Research Institute of Bioscience and Biotechnology, Daejeon 305 806, Korea
    BMC Genomics 11:423. 2010
    ..PCR amplification of the barcode region is a key step in the analytical chain, but it sometimes fails because of a lack of homology between the standard primer sets and target DNA...
  6. pmc Identification of Birds through DNA Barcodes
    Paul D N Hebert
    Department of Zoology, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada
    PLoS Biol 2:e312. 2004
    ..The growing evidence for the effectiveness of DNA barcodes as a basis for species identification supports an international exercise that has recently begun to assemble a comprehensive library of COI sequences linked to named specimens...
  7. pmc Biological identifications through DNA barcodes
    Paul D N Hebert
    Department of Zoology, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario N1G 2W1, Canada
    Proc Biol Sci 270:313-21. 2003
    ..Its assembly will also generate important new insights into the diversification of life and the rules of molecular evolution...
  8. ncbi request reprint Accelerated molecular evolution in halophilic crustaceans
    Paul D N Hebert
    Department of Zoology, University of Guelph, Ontario, Canada
    Evolution 56:909-26. 2002
    ..More generally, the results indicate that coordinated shifts in rates of molecular evolution may occur in lineages exposed to extreme environmental conditions...
  9. ncbi request reprint The promise of DNA barcoding for taxonomy
    Paul D N Hebert
    Department of Integrative Biology, Biodiversity Institute of Ontario, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario N1G 2W1, Canada
    Syst Biol 54:852-9. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Macrogeographic patterns of breeding system diversity in the Daphnia pulex group from the United States and Mexico
    P D Hebert
    Department of Zoology, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada N1G 2 W1
    Heredity (Edinb) 87:153-61. 2001
    ..The complexity of these latter patterns suggests that they reflect the interplay of historical factors and selection...
  11. ncbi request reprint Gene conversion and evolution of daphniid hemoglobins (Crustacea, cladocera)
    P D Hebert
    Department of Zoology, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario N1G 2W1, Canada
    J Mol Evol 49:769-79. 1999
    ..In contrast, phylogenies based on total nucleotide divergence in exons 5 and 6 revealed affinities among orthologous genes from different taxa...
  12. pmc DNA barcodes for 1/1000 of the animal kingdom
    Paul D N Hebert
    Biodiversity Institute of Ontario, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada, N1G 2W1
    Biol Lett 6:359-62. 2010
    ..As most terrestrial and marine taxa are likely to possess a similar pattern of population structure, an effective DNA-based identification system can be developed with modest effort...
  13. pmc Barcoding animal life: cytochrome c oxidase subunit 1 divergences among closely related species
    Paul D N Hebert
    Department of Zoology, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario N1G 2W1, Canada
    Proc Biol Sci 270:S96-9. 2003
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  14. pmc DNA barcodes distinguish species of tropical Lepidoptera
    Mehrdad Hajibabaei
    Department of Integrative Biology, University of Guelph, Guelph, ON, Canada N1G 2W1
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 103:968-71. 2006
    ..If these results are general, DNA barcoding will significantly aid species identification and discovery in tropical settings...
  15. pmc A universal DNA mini-barcode for biodiversity analysis
    Isabelle Meusnier
    Biodiversity Institute of Ontario, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, N1G 2W1, Canada
    BMC Genomics 9:214. 2008
    ..It may be difficult in practice, however, to retrieve a 650 bp fragment from archival specimens, (because of DNA degradation) or from environmental samples (where universal primers are needed)...
  16. ncbi request reprint Probing the relationships of the branchiopod crustaceans
    Jeremy R deWaard
    Department of Integrative Biology, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ont, Canada N1G 2W1
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 39:491-502. 2006
    ..A few affinities remain to be resolved, particularly at the base of the Phyllopoda and within the Anomopoda. However, the results suggest that increased gene sampling is recommended for future investigations of branchiopod systematics...
  17. pmc Critical factors for assembling a high volume of DNA barcodes
    Mehrdad Hajibabaei
    Biodiversity Institute of Ontario, Department of Integrative Biology, University of Guelph, Guelph, ON, Canada N1G 2W1
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 360:1959-67. 2005
    ..Barcode analysis is already a cost-effective option for species identification in some situations and this will increasingly be the case as reference libraries are assembled and analytical protocols are simplified...
  18. pmc Probing evolutionary patterns in neotropical birds through DNA barcodes
    Kevin C R Kerr
    Department of Integrative Biology, Biodiversity Institute of Ontario, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada
    PLoS ONE 4:e4379. 2009
    ..This study begins to address this gap by assembling a library of mitochondrial COI sequences, or DNA barcodes, for Argentinian birds and comparing their patterns of genetic diversity to those of North American birds...
  19. pmc DNA barcodes affirm that 16 species of apparently generalist tropical parasitoid flies (Diptera, Tachinidae) are not all generalists
    M Alex Smith
    Biodiversity Institute of Ontario, University of Guelph, Guelph, ON, Canada N1G 2W1
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 104:4967-72. 2007
    ....
  20. pmc Neotropical bats: estimating species diversity with DNA barcodes
    Elizabeth L Clare
    Department of Integrative Biology, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada
    PLoS ONE 6:e22648. 2011
    ..Our analysis provides strong support for the continued assembly of DNA barcoding libraries and ongoing taxonomic investigation of bats...
  21. ncbi request reprint The evolutionary diversification of the Centropagidae (Crustacea, Calanoida): A history of habitat shifts
    Sarah J Adamowicz
    Biodiversity Institute of Ontario, Department of Integrative Biology, 579 Gordon St, University of Guelph, Guelph, ON, Canada N1G 2W1
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 55:418-30. 2010
    ..Long-lived evolutionary euryhalinity, a high propensity for inland invasion, continental vicariance, and in situ radiation within single continents have all played major roles in the diversification of the centropagids...
  22. pmc Design and applicability of DNA arrays and DNA barcodes in biodiversity monitoring
    Mehrdad Hajibabaei
    Biodiversity Institute of Ontario, Department of Integrative Biology, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada
    BMC Biol 5:24. 2007
    ..DNA arrays (micro and macro) and DNA barcodes are two molecular approaches that have recently garnered much attention. Here, we compare these two platforms for identification of an important group, the mammals...
  23. pmc When species matches are unavailable are DNA barcodes correctly assigned to higher taxa? An assessment using sphingid moths
    John James Wilson
    Department of Integrative Biology and Biodiversity Institute of Ontario, University of Guelph, Guelph, ON, N1G 2W1, Canada
    BMC Ecol 11:18. 2011
    ..We simulated libraries with different levels of completeness (10-100% of the available species), and recorded assignments (positive or ambiguous) and their accuracy (true or false) under six criteria...
  24. ncbi request reprint Patterns of sequence divergence in Daphniid hemoglobin genes
    Rachel A Sutton
    Department of Zoology, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario N1G 2W1, Canada
    J Mol Evol 55:375-85. 2002
    ....
  25. ncbi request reprint Assembling DNA barcodes. Analytical protocols
    Jeremy R deWaard
    Department of Integrative Biology, Biodiversity Institute of Ontario, University of Guelph, Guelph, Canada
    Methods Mol Biol 410:275-93. 2008
    ..In this chapter, we detail the protocols involved in the assembly of DNA barcode records for members of the animal kingdom, but many of these approaches are of more general application...
  26. ncbi request reprint Testing the utility of partial COI sequences for phylogenetic estimates of gastropod relationships
    Elpidio A Remigio
    Department of Zoology, University of Guelph, 50 Stone Rd East, Guelph, Ont, Canada N1G 2W1
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 29:641-7. 2003
  27. pmc DNA barcoding for effective biodiversity assessment of a hyperdiverse arthropod group: the ants of Madagascar
    M Alex Smith
    Barcode of Life Initiative, Biodiversity Institute of Ontario, Department of Integrative Biology, University of Guelph, Guelph, ON, Canada N1G 2W1
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 360:1825-34. 2005
    ..Such high divergences highlight taxa for further detailed genetic, morphological, life history, and behavioral studies...
  28. pmc The role of DNA barcodes in understanding and conservation of mammal diversity in southeast Asia
    Charles M Francis
    Canadian Wildlife Service, Environment Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    PLoS ONE 5:e12575. 2010
    ..This study examines the value of DNA barcodes, sequences of the mitochondrial COI gene, to enhance understanding of mammalian diversity in the region and hence to aid conservation planning...
  29. ncbi request reprint DNA barcoding reveals extraordinary cryptic diversity in an amphipod genus: implications for desert spring conservation
    Jonathan D S Witt
    Department of Biology, University of Waterloo, 200 University Ave West, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
    Mol Ecol 15:3073-82. 2006
    ..4% to 29.9%. These results have important implications for the conservation of life in desert springs - habitats that are threatened as a result of groundwater over-exploitation...
  30. pmc A poorly known high-latitude parasitoid wasp community: unexpected diversity and dramatic changes through time
    Jose Fernandez-Triana
    Department of Integrative Biology and Biodiversity, Institute of Ontario, Guelph, Ontario, Canada
    PLoS ONE 6:e23719. 2011
    ..The past five decades has clearly seen a dramatic change of species composition within the area studied coincident with rising temperature...
  31. pmc DNA barcodes reveal cryptic host-specificity within the presumed polyphagous members of a genus of parasitoid flies (Diptera: Tachinidae)
    M Alex Smith
    Biodiversity Institute of Ontario, University of Guelph, Guelph, ON, Canada N1G 2W1
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 103:3657-62. 2006
    ..If general, these results will increase estimates of global species richness and imply that tropical conservation and host-parasite interactions may be more complex than expected...
  32. ncbi request reprint Terminal branch haplotype analysis: a novel approach to investigate newly arisen variants of mitochondrial DNA in natural populations
    J Z Chen
    Department of Zoology, University of Guelph, ON, Canada
    Mutat Res 434:219-31. 1999
    ..Instead, most TBHs likely arose due to spontaneous mutations with variation in their incidence among sites reflecting the impact of demographic factors...
  33. ncbi request reprint Intraindividual sequence diversity and a hierarchical approach to the study of mitochondrial DNA mutations
    J Z Chen
    Department of Zoology, University of Guelph, Ontario, Canada
    Mutat Res 434:205-17. 1999
    ....
  34. pmc Diversification and reproductive isolation: cryptic species in the only New World high-duty cycle bat, Pteronotus parnellii
    Elizabeth L Clare
    Department of Integrative Biology, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada
    BMC Evol Biol 13:26. 2013
    ..parnellii is actually a cryptic species complex...
  35. pmc A tri-oceanic perspective: DNA barcoding reveals geographic structure and cryptic diversity in Canadian polychaetes
    Christina M Carr
    Biodiversity Institute of Ontario, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada
    PLoS ONE 6:e22232. 2011
    ..In Canada, 12% of polychaete species are thought to occur in Atlantic, Arctic, and Pacific Oceans, but the extent of gene flow among their populations has not been tested...
  36. ncbi request reprint DNA barcoding: how it complements taxonomy, molecular phylogenetics and population genetics
    Mehrdad Hajibabaei
    Biodiversity Institute of Ontario, Department of Integrative Biology, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario N1G 2W1, Canada
    Trends Genet 23:167-72. 2007
    ....
  37. ncbi request reprint Species on the menu of a generalist predator, the eastern red bat (Lasiurus borealis): using a molecular approach to detect arthropod prey
    Elizabeth L Clare
    Department of Integrative Biology, University of Guelph, Guelph, ON, Canada N1G2W1
    Mol Ecol 18:2532-42. 2009
    ....
  38. ncbi request reprint New insights into the distribution of polyploid Daphnia: the Holarctic revisited and Argentina explored
    Sarah J Adamowicz
    Department of Zoology, University of Guelph, Guelph, ON, Canada, N1G 2W1
    Mol Ecol 11:1209-17. 2002
    ..Because of these differences, the present study provides important insights into the diverse factors that determine the distributions and evolutionary fates of polyploid organisms...
  39. ncbi request reprint Spiders (Araneae) of Churchill, Manitoba: DNA barcodes and morphology reveal high species diversity and new Canadian records
    Gergin A Blagoev
    Biodiversity Institute of Ontario, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario N1G 2W1, Canada
    BMC Ecol 13:44. 2013
    ..The present study represents one element of this effort; it focuses on analysis of the spider fauna at Churchill...
  40. ncbi request reprint Diagnosing mitochondrial DNA diversity: applications of a sentinel gene approach
    Elizabeth L Clare
    Department of Integrative Biology, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada N1G 2W1
    J Mol Evol 66:362-7. 2008
    ....
  41. pmc Revealing the hyperdiverse mite fauna of subarctic Canada through DNA barcoding
    Monica R Young
    Biodiversity Institute of Ontario and Department of Integrative Biology, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada
    PLoS ONE 7:e48755. 2012
    ..This investigation demonstrates the efficacy of DNA barcoding in facilitating biodiversity assessments of hyperdiverse taxa...
  42. pmc Barcoding nemo: DNA-based identifications for the ornamental fish trade
    Dirk Steinke
    Canadian Centre for DNA Barcoding, Biodiversity Institute of Ontario, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada
    PLoS ONE 4:e6300. 2009
    ..The present study represents an important first step in making identifications more accessible by assembling a DNA barcode reference sequence library for nearly half of the ornamental fish species imported into North America...
  43. ncbi request reprint Phylogeography of Ponto-Caspian crustaceans: a benthic-planktonic comparison
    Melania E A Cristescu
    Department of Zoology, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario N1G 2W1, Canada
    Mol Ecol 12:985-96. 2003
    ..The mechanisms responsible for the high diversity of crustaceans in the Ponto-Caspian region are discussed on the basis of these results...
  44. ncbi request reprint DNA Barcoding of Bemisia tabaci Complex (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae) Reveals Southerly Expansion of the Dominant Whitefly Species on Cotton in Pakistan
    Muhammad Ashfaq
    Biodiversity Institute of Ontario, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada
    PLoS ONE 9:e104485. 2014
    ..tabaci complex and map the distribution of B. tabaci lineages in cotton growing areas of Pakistan...
  45. pmc DNA barcode analysis of butterfly species from Pakistan points towards regional endemism
    Muhammad Ashfaq
    Biodiversity Institute of Ontario, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada, N1G 2W1
    Mol Ecol Resour 13:832-43. 2013
    ....
  46. pmc A DNA-based registry for all animal species: the barcode index number (BIN) system
    Sujeevan Ratnasingham
    Biodiversity Institute of Ontario, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada
    PLoS ONE 8:e66213. 2013
    ..More than 274,000 BIN web pages are now available, creating a biodiversity resource that is positioned for rapid growth. ..
  47. pmc DNA barcoding reveals diversity of Hymenoptera and the dominance of parasitoids in a sub-arctic environment
    Julie K Stahlhut
    Biodiversity Institute of Ontario, University of Guelph, Guelph, ON, Canada
    BMC Ecol 13:2. 2013
    ..As a proxy for species identification, we used DNA barcoding to identify molecular operational taxonomic units (MOTUs) for 7870 Hymenoptera specimens collected near Churchill, Manitoba, from 2004 through 2010...
  48. doi request reprint DNA barcodes provide new evidence of a recent radiation in the genus Sporophila (Aves: Passeriformes)
    Leonardo Campagna
    División de Ornitología, Museo Argentino de Ciencias Naturales Bernardino Rivadavia, Av Angel Gallardo 470, Ciudad de Buenos Aires, C1405DJR Buenos Aires, Argentina Department of Integrative Biology, Biodiversity Institute of Ontario, University of Guelph, 50 Stone Road East, Guelph, ON, Canada N1G 2W1 Department of Biology, Queen s University, 116 Barrie Street, Kingston, ON, Canada K7L 3N6
    Mol Ecol Resour 10:449-58. 2010
    ..Apart from giving insights into the evolution of the capuchinos, this study shows how DNA barcoding can rapidly flag species or groups of species worthy of deeper study...
  49. doi request reprint Molecular analysis of parasitoid linkages (MAPL): gut contents of adult parasitoid wasps reveal larval host
    Rodolphe Rougerie
    Biodiversity Institute of Ontario, University of Guelph, 50 Stone Road East, Ontario, Canada
    Mol Ecol 20:179-86. 2011
    ..Because of the key regulatory role of parasitoid wasps in ecosystems, which makes them the most commonly used biological control agents, MAPL will have immediate applications in both basic and applied biological sciences...
  50. ncbi request reprint The scale of divergence: a phylogenetic appraisal of intercontinental allopatric speciation in a passively dispersed freshwater zooplankton genus
    Sarah J Adamowicz
    Department of Biology, University of Waterloo, 200 University Avenue West, Waterloo, Ont, Canada N2L 3G1
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 50:423-36. 2009
    ..Our results demonstrate the high frequency and complex pattern of allopatric speciation in this ancient, passively dispersed genus...
  51. pmc Extreme diversity of tropical parasitoid wasps exposed by iterative integration of natural history, DNA barcoding, morphology, and collections
    M Alex Smith
    The Biodiversity Institute of Ontario, University of Guelph, Guelph Ontario, N1G 2W1 Canada
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 105:12359-64. 2008
    ....
  52. ncbi request reprint Evolutionary implications of the relationship between genome size and body size in flatworms and copepods
    T R Gregory
    Department of Zoology, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada N1G 2W1
    Heredity (Edinb) 84:201-8. 2000
    ..Genome sizes appear to vary in a discontinuous fashion among congeneric species in both groups, indicating that such changes have occurred rapidly, and with potentially profound effects on important morphological characters...
  53. ncbi request reprint Affinities among anostracan (Crustacea: Branchiopoda) families inferred from phylogenetic analyses of multiple gene sequences
    E A Remigio
    Department of Zoology, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, N1G 2W1, Canada
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 17:117-28. 2000
    ..Statistical tests demonstrated that morphology-based hypotheses of relationships among families had poorer support than those determined from molecular data, reflecting the homoplasy in characters used to differentiate families...
  54. ncbi request reprint Directed termination of the polymerase chain reaction: kinetics and applications in mutation detection
    J Z Chen
    Department of Zoology, University of Guelph, ON, Canada
    Genome 42:72-9. 1999
    ....
  55. ncbi request reprint The modulation of DNA content: proximate causes and ultimate consequences
    T R Gregory
    Department of Zoology, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario N1G 2W1
    Genome Res 9:317-24. 1999
    ..These abrupt shifts have broad effects on phenotypic attributes at both cellular and organismal levels and may play an important role in explaining episodes of rapid-or even saltational-character state evolution...
  56. pmc Directed termination PCR: a one-step approach to mutation detection
    J Chen
    Department of Zoology, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario N1G 2W1, Canada
    Nucleic Acids Res 26:1546-7. 1998
    ..This method provides a one-step and highly effective approach for the detection of both insertions/deletions and single base pair substitutions in sequences up to 1 kb in length...
  57. ncbi request reprint Colonization, extinction, and phylogeographic patterning in a freshwater crustacean
    A J Cox
    Department of Zoology, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada N1G 2W1
    Mol Ecol 10:371-86. 2001
    ..Its distinctive life history traits have evidently sheltered lineages of Sida from extinction, contributing to a remarkably comprehensive and high resolution phylogeographic record...
  58. ncbi request reprint Advancing nematode barcoding: a primer cocktail for the cytochrome c oxidase subunit I gene from vertebrate parasitic nematodes
    Sean W J Prosser
    Biodiversity Institute of Ontario, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, N1G 2W1, Canada
    Mol Ecol Resour 13:1108-15. 2013
    ..Its effectiveness across a broad range of nematodes enables high-throughput processing. ..
  59. pmc Australian sphingidae - DNA barcodes challenge current species boundaries and distributions
    Rodolphe Rougerie
    University of Guelph, Biodiversity Institute of Ontario, Guelph, Ontario, Canada
    PLoS ONE 9:e101108. 2014
    ..We examine the extent of taxonomic and biogeographical uncertainty in a well-studied group of Australian Lepidoptera, the hawkmoths (Sphingidae)...
  60. ncbi request reprint The recent evolutionary origin of the phenotypically novel amphipod Hyalella montezuma offers an ecological explanation for morphological stasis in a closely allied species complex
    Jonathan D S Witt
    Department of Zoology University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario N1G 2W1, Canada
    Mol Ecol 12:405-13. 2003
    ....
  61. pmc Ten species in one: DNA barcoding reveals cryptic species in the neotropical skipper butterfly Astraptes fulgerator
    Paul D N Hebert
    Department of Zoology, University of Guelph, Guelph, ON, N1G 2W1, Canada
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 101:14812-7. 2004
    ..They also illustrate the value of DNA barcoding, especially when coupled with traditional taxonomic tools, in disclosing hidden diversity...
  62. ncbi request reprint The nucleotypic effects of cellular DNA content in cartilaginous and ray-finned fishes
    David C Hardie
    Department of Zoology, University of Guelph, Guelph, ON, Canada
    Genome 46:683-706. 2003
    ..These correlations with cytological parameters known to have important influences on organismal phenotypes support an adaptive interpretation for genome size variation in fishes...
  63. doi request reprint DNA barcoding in surveys of small mammal communities: a field study in Suriname
    Alex V Borisenko
    Canadian Centre for DNA Barcoding, Biodiversity Institute of Ontario, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada N1G 2W1, Department of Natural History, Royal Ontario Museum, 100 Queen s Park, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5S 2C6
    Mol Ecol Resour 8:471-9. 2008
    ..5%). This result reinforces the utility of DNA barcoding as a tool for verification of taxonomic identifications in ecological surveys, which is especially important when the collection of voucher specimens is not possible...
  64. pmc Analyzing mosquito (Diptera: culicidae) diversity in Pakistan by DNA barcoding
    Muhammad Ashfaq
    Biodiversity Institute of Ontario, University of Guelph, Guelph, ON, Canada
    PLoS ONE 9:e97268. 2014
    ..DNA barcoding improves the accuracy of mosquito inventories because morphological differences between many species are subtle, leading to misidentifications...
  65. pmc A transcontinental challenge--a test of DNA barcode performance for 1,541 species of Canadian Noctuoidea (Lepidoptera)
    Reza Zahiri
    Biodiversity Institute of Ontario, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada
    PLoS ONE 9:e92797. 2014
    ..This study also affirms that BINs are a strong proxy for species, providing a pathway for a rapid, accurate estimation of animal diversity. ..
  66. doi request reprint The front-end logistics of DNA barcoding: challenges and prospects
    Alex V Borisenko
    Canadian Centre for DNA Barcoding, Biodiversity Institute of Ontario, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada N1G 2W1
    Mol Ecol Resour 9:27-34. 2009
    ..Dealing with these challenges on a larger scale will be an important step towards building a solid collection-based foundation for the international DNA barcoding effort...
  67. doi request reprint Express barcodes: racing from specimen to identification
    Natalia V Ivanova
    Canadian Centre for DNA Barcoding, Biodiversity Institute of Ontario, University of Guelph, 579 Gordon Street, Guelph, ON, Canada N1G 2W1
    Mol Ecol Resour 9:35-41. 2009
    ..This study involved the comparison of varied DNA preservation and extraction methods, and evaluated Taq polymerases with high processivity and resistance to inhibitors...
  68. ncbi request reprint From pixels to picograms: a beginners' guide to genome quantification by Feulgen image analysis densitometry
    David C Hardie
    Department of Zoology, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada
    J Histochem Cytochem 50:735-49. 2002
    ..We hope that the accuracy, rapidity, and cost-effectiveness of Feulgen image analysis demonstrated here will stimulate further surveys of genome sizes in a variety of taxa...
  69. doi request reprint DNA barcode accumulation curves for understudied taxa and areas
    M Alex Smith
    Biodiversity Institute of Ontario, Department of Integrative Biology, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada N1G 2W1, Department of Entomology, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada R3T 2N2
    Mol Ecol Resour 9:208-16. 2009
    ..We conclude that a PD analysis of standardized DNA barcodes can be a transparent and reproducible triage tool for the management and conservation of species and spaces...
  70. doi request reprint DNA barcoding Central Asian butterflies: increasing geographical dimension does not significantly reduce the success of species identification
    Vladimir A Lukhtanov
    Department of Karyosystematics, Zoological Institute of Russian Academy of Science, Universitetskaya nab 1, 199034 St Petersburg, Russia Department of Entomology, St Petersburg State University, Universitetskaya nab 7 9, 199034 St Petersburg, Russia McGuire Center for Lepidoptera and Biodiversity, Florida Museum of Natural History, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611, USA Biodiversity Institute of Ontario, University of Guelph, Guelph, ON, Canada N1G 2W1
    Mol Ecol Resour 9:1302-10. 2009
    ..Thus, this study demonstrates that DNA barcoding remains an effective identification tool even when taxa are sampled from a large geographical area...
  71. pmc A DNA barcode library for North American Ephemeroptera: progress and prospects
    Jeffrey M Webb
    Biodiversity Institute of Ontario, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada
    PLoS ONE 7:e38063. 2012
    ..In light of our findings, it is imperative that type or topotype specimens be sequenced to correctly associate barcode clusters with morphological species concepts and to determine the status of currently synonymized species...
  72. doi request reprint DNA BARCODING: CO1 DNA barcoding amphibians: take the chance, meet the challenge
    M Alex Smith
    Biodiversity Institute of Ontario, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada N1G 2W1, Department of Vertebrate Zoology, Biological Faculty, Lomonosov Moscow State University, Moscow 119121, Russia
    Mol Ecol Resour 8:235-46. 2008
    ..A large-scale effort to barcode the amphibians of the world, using the same primary barcode region of CO1, will yield important findings for science and conservation...
  73. doi request reprint DNA barcoding reveals overlooked marine fishes
    Tyler S Zemlak
    Canadian Centre for DNA Barcoding, Biodiversity Institute of Ontario, University of Guelph, 579 Gordon Street, Guelph, ON, Canada N1G 2W1, CSIRO Wealth from Oceans Flagship, CSIRO Marine and Atmospheric Research, GPO Box 1538, Hobart, TAS 7001, Australia, South African Institute of Aquatic Biodiversity, Private Bag 1015, Grahamstown 6140, South Africa
    Mol Ecol Resour 9:237-42. 2009
    ..We estimate that about one third of the 1000 fish species thought to bridge South African and Australian waters actually represent two taxa...
  74. pmc Prospects for fungus identification using CO1 DNA barcodes, with Penicillium as a test case
    Keith A Seifert
    Biodiversity Mycology and Botany, Environmental Sciences, Agriculture and Agri Food Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada K1A 0C6
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 104:3901-6. 2007
    ..The development of a barcoding system for fungi that shares a common gene target with other kingdoms would be a significant advance...
  75. ncbi request reprint Potential use of DNA barcodes in regulatory science: applications of the Regulatory Fish Encyclopedia
    Haile F Yancy
    U S Food and Drug Administration, Center for Veterinary Medicine, Office of Research, 8401 Muirkirk Road, Laurel, Maryland 20708, USA
    J Food Prot 71:210-7. 2008
    ..All 60 samples were correctly identified to species based on the barcoding data. Our study indicates that DNA barcoding can be a powerful tool for species identification and has broad potential applications...
  76. pmc Wedding biodiversity inventory of a large and complex Lepidoptera fauna with DNA barcoding
    Daniel H Janzen
    Department of Biology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 360:1835-45. 2005
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  77. pmc DNA barcoding Australia's fish species
    Robert D Ward
    CSIRO Marine and Atmospheric Research, GPO Box 1538, Hobart, Tasmania 7001, Australia
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 360:1847-57. 2005
    ..We conclude that cox1 sequencing, or 'barcoding', can be used to identify fish species...
  78. ncbi request reprint Genetic differentiation at nuclear and mitochondrial loci among large white-headed gulls: sex-biased interspecific gene flow?
    Pierre Andre Crochet
    Laboratoire Genome, Populations, Interactions, CNRS UMR 5000, Universite Montpellier II, Place E Bataillon, F 34095 Montpellier Cedex 5, France
    Evolution 57:2865-78. 2003
    ..Because hybridization is a widespread phenomenon in birds, many of these cases might be due to interspecific gene flow...
  79. ncbi request reprint Barcode of life
    Mark Y Stoeckle
    Rockefeller University, USA
    Sci Am 299:82-6, 88. 2008
  80. pmc DNA barcodes and cryptic species of skipper butterflies in the genus Perichares in Area de Conservacion Guanacaste, Costa Rica
    John M Burns
    Department of Entomology, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, P O Box 37012, MRC 127, Washington, DC 20013 7012, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 105:6350-5. 2008
    ..This complex likely includes still more species, whose exposure may require barcoding. Barcoding ACG hesperiid morphospecies has increased their number by nearly 10%, an unexpectedly high figure for such relatively well known insects...