Barcode Bulletin

The Barcode Bulletin is the quarterly online newsletter of the International Barcode of Life project. Please send contributions, comments, suggestions, and corrections to barcodebulletin@gmail.com and click here to receive email notifications about upcoming editions.



Barcode Bulletin Vol. 7, No. 4 – December 2016

CONTENTS: Standards for pollen metabarcoding (Feature) | San Diego Barcode of Life News | Special Issue 2 in Genome from the 6th International Barcode of Life Conference | Blowflies for Conservation |Herpetological surveys with eDNA| South African fish larvae | Diagnostic Microarray development | Pacific Pocket Mouse diet | Mixed Meat Analysis | Conference News

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Barcode Bulletin Vol. 7, No. 3 – September 2016

CONTENTS: DNA Barcoding Prey of Invasive Lionfish: A Citizen Science Project (Feature) | Special Issues in Genome from the 6th International Barcode of Life Conference | German Barcode of Life: Phase I Completed – Phase II Granted | Ecological Forensics Resolve Food Webs on Land and in Water | Exploring the Cryptic Diversity of the Jordanian Coral Reefs | The Potential of DNA Barcoding for Forensic Palynology | “To Sort or Not to Sort?”, that is the Next-Generation Question | Examining Plant-Pollinator Networks in Agriculture | Eighth Leading Labs Training Workshop for DNA Barcoding in Argentina | Metabarcoding Development for Stream Biodiversity Monitoring | Special Conference Issue in Philosophical Transactions

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Barcode Bulletin Vol. 7, No. 2 – June 2016

CONTENTS: 7th International Barcode of Life Conference (Feature) | Exploring the Guests of Army Ants | Unexpected Cryptic Diversity in Socotra’s Reptiles | A Bee-fly’s Host, Facebook, and DNA Barcoding | ABS for DNA Barcoders, Part 2: Recipes for Compliance | To See a World in a Gram of Soil | CBG Training Program Launches New Website | So Different Outside but So Identical Inside: the Case of a Sea Slug | DNA Barcoding Mosquitoes in Southeastern Australia | Unraveling the Life Cycle of Shrimp | Uncovering Tiger Moth Diversity In Brazil’s Most Endangered Biome

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Barcode Bulletin Vol. 7, No. 1 – March 2016

CONTENTS: Barcoding’s Role in Bat Fatality Monitoring at Wind Farms (Feature) | Highlighting Earthworm Biodiversity Hotspots in French Guiana | ABS for DNA Barcoders, Part 1: Alphabet Soup | Investigating Ant Biodiversity in the Big City | Barcoding Mayflies to Improve Stream Quality Assessments | Can DNA Barcoding Solve Nomenclatural Problems? | Barcoding Lichens to Assess Air Pollution in Central Park | DNA Mini-barcodes for Saffron Identification | Family or Fashion? Colour Patterns in Arctic Bumblebees | Assessing Exotic Fauna from Maritime Ports | Sample Size Estimation for DNA Barcoding of Fishes | Call for Nominations for Training Course in DNA Barcoding

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Barcode Bulletin Vol. 6, No. 4 – December 2015

CONTENTS: Identifying Patterns in Neotropical Collembola Diversity (Feature) | Biodiversity and DNA Barcoding Symposium in Norway | DNA Barcoding in the Classroom: Investigating Fish Labeling | Crowdfunding for DNA Barcoding Educational Initiative | Environmental DNA Uncovers Past Biodiversity Changes | Monitoring Large Marine Vertebrates Through DNA Barcoding | Metabarcoding of Pollen from a Historic Bee Collection | Pakistan Project Barcodes Over 5,000 Species | Third National Meeting of MEXBOL | Barcoding Australian Rainforest Plants to Help Conservation | Investigating Leaf Preference among Leafcutting Bees | Can Tropical Butterflies Cope with City Life? | Exploring Global Arthropod Diversity | Endorsement by the Convention on Biological Diversity | Modeling Plant Extinctions and Arthropod Coextinctions | Top 10 DNA Barcoding Publications 2015

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Barcode Bulletin Vol. 6, No. 3 – October 2015

CONTENTS: Metabarcoding the Ocean (Feature) | Sixth International Barcode of Life Conference | Investigating the Medicinal Properties of Honey | Continental-scale Assessment of Avian Diversification | Barcoding Reveals High Diversity in the Head Louse | Research Network Launched | What is Behind Deep Intraspecific Barcode Splits? | Survey of Traditional Medicinal Bulbs Traded at a Street Market | Barcoding Antarctic Springtails | Conference Reflections from a Non-scientist | Barcoding the Swiss Lichens and Associated Fungi | Detecting and Deterring Fish Mislabelling in South Africa | CSI for Biodiversity | Identifying Fish Larvae in a Tropical Peat Swamp System

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Barcode Bulletin Vol. 6, No. 2 – June 2015

CONTENTS: Barcoding Feather Mites (Feature) | Sixth International Barcode of Life Conference | Barcoding Earthworms from Ecotoxicological Test Laboratories | Barcoding Landed Me in Prison on Robben Island | DNA Barcoding for Research-based Learning | Comprehending the Molecular Signatures of Pencilfishes | Unraveling Ecological Interactions of Steppic Plants and Beetles | Identifying Tarantula Endoparasitoids through DNA Barcoding | Barcoding Turkish Mosquitoes | Metabarcoding of European Complex Herbal Food Supplements | Funding Supports Analysis of Global Patterns in Moths

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Barcode Bulletin Vol. 6, No. 1 – March 2015

CONTENTS: The School Butterfly Project Malaysia (Feature) | Analyzing Marine Predator Diets of the Iroise Sea | Sixth International Barcode of Life Conference | Investigating the Trophic Ecology of African Fin-eating Fishes | “BEETLEMANIA”, a Comprehensive Barcode Database | Governmental Seafood Inspection Program Employs Barcoding | Barcoding the Deadliest Animals on Earth | Barcoding the Vascular Plants of Canada | Trends in DNA Barcoding Publications

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Barcode Bulletin Vol. 5, No. 4 – December 2014

CONTENTS: Barcoding New Zealand Spiders (Feature) | ISCC 2014 Meeting: Planning the Future of iBOL | Blue Planet Prize Presented to Daniel Janzen | The 6th International Barcode of Life Conference | Building Peru’s National DNA Barcoding Expertise | Pollen DNA Barcoding Using Next-Generation Sequencing | Data Release Furthers the Reach of DNA Barcoding | Successful Use of DNA Barcoding in International Trade Dispute | Towards a Taxonomic Understanding of Cuckoo Wasps | Let’s Share Our Science | DNA Barcoding: the Indian Scenario | Student Program Provides First Barcode of a Rare Plant | Optimizing Collection Methods for Successful Barcoding | Top 5 DNA Barcoding Publications 2014

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Barcode Bulletin Vol. 5, No. 3 – September 2014

CONTENTS: German Barcode of Life (Feature) | A Challenging Experiment for the Average Newbie | DNA Barcoding for Authentication of Egyptian Fish Fillets | Integrative Approach to Species Delimitation in Eurytomidae | Finding the Bird that Dispersed the Seeds | Barcoding True Bugs of Germany | Unravelling a Mutualistic Ant-Homopteran-Microbe Network | Reconstructing the Diet of a Photosynthetic Sea Slug | Barcoding Poisonous Plants | Top 10 DNA Barcoding Publications 2014

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Barcode Bulletin Vol. 5, No. 2 – July 2014

CONTENTS: The 2014 Ontario Bioblitz (Feature) | The Riddle of the “Mystery Meat” | Barcoding a Trendy Natural Sweetener | New Zealand’s Extinct Moa | Barcoding Endangered African Orchids | Exploring Communities with DNA Barcoding | Barcoding the Bats of Malaysia | Vegetation Surveys with DNA Barcoding | Barcoding Proturans of Austria | Insect Diversity in San Diego County | The School Malaise Trap Program | Trends in DNA Barcoding Publications

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Barcode Bulletin Vol. 5, No. 1 – March 2014

CONTENTS: DIY Barcoding (Editorial) | Identifying Medicinal Plant Roots in Trade | Barcoding Blackfly Museum Specimens | Dissecting the Food Webs of the Far North | Quagga Mussel Invasion of Western Europe | Official Launch of NorBOL | Barcoding Spiders of Churchill, Manitoba | The Public Face of DNA Barcoding | Barcoding in a Community Lab | Barcoding Mushrooms in a Biodiversity Hotspot | Identifying Birds and Saving Lives | Austrian Barcode of Life (ABOL) Receives Support | National DNA Barcoding Project Launches in Peru | GBOL1 Workshop | Trends in DNA Barcoding Publications

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Barcode Bulletin Vol. 4, No. 2 – December 2013

CONTENTS: Ten Years of DNA Barcoding (Editorial) | NorBOL Receives Infrastructure Grant | DNA Barcoding Contributions to IPBES | iBOL Colombia Advances | Honduran Malaise Trap Program | Barcoding Butterflies of Tropical Southeast Asia | Barcoding Bees from the South West Pacific | Barcoding Protists | BIObus 2013 Expedition | Flexible Ecology | Metabarcoding of Plantation Forests | DNA Barcoding Flies of Forensic Interest | DNA Barcoding in Hyper-diverse Malaysia | Barcoding Old Type Specimens | eThekwini Urban Barcoding Project | What is in the Air? | Top 10 Barcoding Publications (2013)

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Barcode Bulletin Vol. 4, No. 1 – October 2013

CONTENTS: Welcome Letter from Kunming Conference Chair | Kunming Plenary Discussion | Kunming Conference Schedule | New and Noteworthy (Recent News) | Education and Barcode of Life (eBOL) | The School Malaise Trap Program | San Diego Biodiversity Project | Who Ray?! | Preserving DNA for Successful Barcoding | Barcoding a Natural History Collection | Turbotaxonomy | Top 10 Barcoding Publications (2013)

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Barcode Bulletin Vol. 3, No. 3 – December 2012

CONTENTS: What is in a DNA barcode? (Editorial) | Barcoding Lepidoptera of the Alps | Project iRestore | The national cockroach project | BIObus 2012: a student perspective | Pakistan barcode project progress | New and Noteworthy (Recent News) | DNA Barcoding forensics | News from India | The art of DNA Barcoding | The Research Oversight Committee (ROC) | Top 10 Barcoding Publications (2012)

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