Publications

Since 2003, researchers at the Centre for Biodiversity Genomics have published 476 papers on DNA barcoding. Current publications are listed here in alphabetical order. For publications from previous years, click here.


2017

Ashfaq, M, S Akhtar, MA Rafi, S Mansoor and PDN Hebert.  2017. Mapping global biodiversity connections with DNA barcodes: Lepidoptera of Pakistan. PLOS ONE 12(3): e0174749. (PDF)

Avin, FA, B Subha, Y-S Tan, TWA Braukmann, S Vikineswary and PDN Hebert. 2017. Escaping introns in COI through cDNA barcoding of mushrooms: Pleurotus as a test case. Ecology and Evolution: 1–9. (PDF)

Braukmann, TWA, ML Kuzmina, J Sills, EV Zakharov and PDN Hebert.  2017. Testing the Efficacy of DNA Barcodes for Identifying the Vascular Plants of Canada. PLOS ONE 12(1): e0169515.(PDF)

Cariani, A, S Messinetti, A Ferrari, M Arculeo, JJ Bonello, L Bonnici, R Cannas, P Carbonara, A Cau, C Charilaou, N El Ouamari, F Fiorentino, MC Follesa, G Garofalo, D Golani, I Guarniero, R Hanner, F Hemida, O Kada, S Lo Brutto, C Mancusi, G Morey, PJ Schembri, F Serena, L Sion, M Stagioni, A Tursi, N Vrgoc, D Steinke and F Tinti.  2017. Improving the Conservation of Mediterranean Chondrichthyans: The ELASMOMED DNA Barcode Reference Library. PLOS ONE 12(1): e0170244. (PDF)

Elansary, H. O., M Ashfaq, HM Ali and K Yessoufou. 2017. The first initiative of DNA barcoding of ornamental plants from Egypt and potential applications in horticulture industry. PLOS ONE 12(2): e0172170. (PDF)

Hernandez-Triana, LM, VA Brugman, SWJ Prosser, C Weland, N Nikolova, L Thorne, MF Marco, AR Fooks and N Johnson. 2017. Molecular approaches for blood meal analysis and species identification of mosquitoes (Insecta: Diptera: Culicidae) in rural locations in southern England, United Kingdom. Zootaxa 4250(1): 67-76. (PDF)

Janzen, DH, JM Burns, Q Cong, W Hallwachs, T Dapkey, R Manjunath, M Hajibabaei, PDN Hebert and NV Grishin. 2017. Nuclear genomes distinguish cryptic species suggested by their DNA barcodes and ecology. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 10.1073/pnas.1621504114. (PDF)

Prosser SWJ and PDN Hebert. 2017. Rapid identification of the botanical and entomological sources of honey using DNA metabarcoding. Food Chemistry 214: 183-191. (PDF)

Scott, JD, JE Foley, MR Young and LA Durden.  2017. First report of a blacklegged tick, Ixodes scapularis Say (Acari: Ixodidae), parasitizing a raptor in Canada. Systematic & Applied Acarology 22(2): 208–216. (PDF)

Steinke, D, V Breton, E Berzitis and PDN Hebert.  2017. The School Malaise Trap Program: Coupling educational outreach with scientific discovery. PLOS Biology 15(4): e2001829. (PDF)

Steinke, D, J deWaard, M Gomon, J Johnson, H Larson, O Lucanus, G Moore, S Reader and R Ward.  2017. DNA barcoding the fishes of Lizard Island (Great Barrier Reef). Biodiversity Data Journal 5: e12409. (PDF)

Todisco, V, V Nazari and PDN Hebert.  2017. Preliminary molecular phylogeny and biogeography of the monobasic subfamily Calinaginae (Lepidoptera, Nymphalidae). Zoosystematics and Evolution 93(2): 255-264. (PDF)

Vamosi, JC, Y-B Gong, SJ Adamowicz and L Packer.  2017. Forecasting pollination declines through DNA barcoding: the potential contributions of macroecological and macroevolutionary scales of inquiry. New Phytologist 214(1): 11-18. (PDF)

Young, RG, CL Abbott, TW Therriault and SJ Adamowicz.  2017. Barcode-based species delimitation in the marine realm: a test using Hexanauplia (Multicrustacea: Thecostraca and Copepoda). Genome 60(2): 169-182. (PDF)

Zahiri, R, JD Lafontaine, BC Schmidt, JR deWaard, EV Zakharov and PDN Hebert. 2017. Probing planetary biodiversity with DNA barcodes: The Noctuoidea of North America. PLOS ONE 12(6): e0178548. (PDF)

2016 (59 Publications)

Aagaard K, K Berggren, PDN Hebert, J Sones, B McClenaghan and T Ekrem. 2016. Investigating suburban micromoth diversity using DNA barcoding of malaise trap samples. Urban Ecosystems (Online Early). (PDF)

Adamowicz SJ, FJJ Chain, EL Clare, K Deiner, V Dincă, M Elías-Gutiérrez, A Hausmann, ID Hogg, M Kekkonen, DA Lijtmaer, A Naaum, D Steinke, M Valdez-Moreno, M Van der Bank, J-J Wilson and J Xu. 2016. From Barcodes to Biomes: Special Issues from the 6th International Barcode of Life Conference. Genome 59: v-ix. (PDF)

Ashfaq M and PDN Hebert. 2016. DNA barcodes for bio-surveillance: regulated and economically important arthropod plant pests. Genome 59(11): 933-945. (PDF)

Bennett KR, ID Hogg, BJ Adams and PDN Hebert. 2016. High levels of intraspecific genetic divergences revealed for Antarctic springtails: evidence for small-scale isolation during Pleistocene glaciation. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 119: 166-178. (PDF)

Blagoev GA, JR deWaard, S Ratnasingham, SL deWaard, L Lu, J Robertson, AC Telfer and PDN Hebert. 2016. Untangling taxonomy: a DNA barcode reference library for Canadian spiders. Molecular Ecology Resources 16: 325-341. (PDF)

Bréchon AL, R Hanner, S Mariani. 2016. A systematic analysis across North Atlantic countries unveils subtleties in cod product labelling. Marine Policy 69: 124-133. (PDF)

Brehm G, PDN Hebert, RK Colwell, M-O Adams, F Bodner, K Friedemann, L Möckel and K Fiedler. 2016. Turning up the heat on a hotspot: DNA barcodes reveal 80% more species of geometrid moths along an Andean elevational gradient. PLoS ONE 11: e0150327. (PDF)

Bringloe TT, SJ Adamowicz, VFI Harvey, JK Jackson and K Cottenie. 2016. Detecting signatures of competition from observational data: a combined approach using DNA barcoding, diversity partitioning and checkerboards at small spatial scales. Freshwater Biology 61: 646-657. (PDF)

Chambers EA and PDN Hebert. 2016. Assessing DNA barcodes for species identification in North American reptiles and amphibians in natural history collections. PLoS ONE 11: e0154363. (PDF)

Dahruddin H, A Hutama, F Busson, S Sauri, R Hanner, P Keith, R Hadiaty and N Hubert. 2016. Revisiting the ichthyodiversity of Java and Bali through DNA barcodes: taxonomic coverage, identification accuracy, cryptic diversity and identification of exotic species. Molecular Ecology Resources (Online Early). (PDF)

Fahner NA, S Shokralla, DJ Baird and M Hajibabaei. 2016. Large-scale monitoring of plants through environmental DNA metabarcoding of soil: Recovery, resolution, and annotation of four DNA markers. PLoS ONE 11: e0157505. (PDF)

Fernández de Marco M, VA Brugman, LM Hernández-Triana, L Thorne, LP Phipps, NI Nikolova, AR Fooks and N Johnson. 2016. Detection of Theileria orientalis in mosquito blood meals in the United Kingdom. Veterinary Parasitology 229:31-36. (PDF)

Fet V, MR Graham, G Blagoev, A Karataş and A Karataş. 2016. DNA barcoding indicates hidden diversity of Euscorpius (Scorpiones: Euscorpiidae) in Turkey. Euscorpius — Occasional Publications in Scorpiology 216: 1-12. (PDF)

Geiger MF,  J Moriniere, A Hausmann, G Haszprunar, W Wägele, PDN Hebert, and B Rulik. 2016.  Testing the Global Malaise Trap Program – How well does the current barcode reference library identify flying insects in Germany? Biodiversity Data Journal 4: e10671. (PDF)

Hajibabaei M, DJ Baird, NA Fahner, R Beiko and GB Golding. 2016. A new way to contemplate Darwin’s tangled bank: how DNA barcodes are reconnecting biodiversity science and biomonitoring. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London B: Biological Sciences 371: 20150330. (PDF)

Hausmann A, SE Miller, JD Holloway, JR deWaard, D Pollock, SWJ Prosser and PDN Hebert. 2016. Calibrating the taxonomy of a megadiverse insect family: 3000 DNA barcodes from geometrid type specimens (Lepidoptera, Geometridae). Genome 59: 671-684. (PDF)

Hebert PDN, PM Hollingsworth and M Hajibabaei. 2016. From writing to reading the encyclopedia of life. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London B: Biological Sciences 371: 20150321. (PDF)

Hebert PDN, S Ratnasingham, EV Zakharov, AC Telfer, V Levesque-Beaudin, MA Milton, S Pedersen, P Jannetta and JR deWaard. 2016. Counting animal species with DNA barcodes: Canadian insects. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London B: Biological Sciences 371: 20150333. (PDF)

Henter HJ, R Imondi, K James, D Spencer and D Steinke. 2016. DNA barcoding in diverse educational settings: five case studies. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London B: Biological Sciences 371: 20150340. (PDF)

Hernández-Roldán JL, L Dapporto, V Dincă, JC Vicente, E Hornett, J Šíchová, VA Lukhtanov, G Talavera, and R Vila. 2016. Integrative analyses unveil speciation linked to host plant shift in Spialia butterflies. Molecular Ecology 25(17): 4267-84. (PDF)

Hernandez-Triana LM, F Montes De Oca, SWJ Prosser, PDN Hebert , R Gregory and S McMurtrie. 2016 DNA barcoding as an aid for species identification in Austral black flies (Insecta: Diptera: Simuliidae). Genome (Online Early). (PDF)

Huemer P and PDN Hebert. 2016. DNA Barcode Bibliothek der Schmetterlinge Südtirols und Tirols (Italien, Österreich) – Impetus für integrative Artdifferenzierung im 21. Jahrhundert. Gredleriana 16: 141-164. (PDF)

Iftikhar R, M Ashfaq, A Rasool and PDN Hebert. 2016. DNA barcode analysis of thrips (Thysanoptera) diversity in Pakistan reveals cryptic species complexes. PLoS ONE 11: e0146014. (PDF)

Iftikhar R, I Ullah, S Diffie and M Ashfaq. 2016. Deciphering Thysanoptera: A comprehensive study on the distribution and diversity of thrips fauna in Pakistan. Pakistan Journal of Zoology 48: 1233-1240. (PDF)

Ivanova NV, ML Kuzmina, TWA Braukmann, AV Borisenko and EV Zakharov. 2016. Authentication of herbal supplements using Next-Generation Sequencing. PLoS ONE 11: e0156426. (PDF)

Lamarre GPA, T Decaëns, R Rougerie, J Barbut, JR deWaard, PDN Hebert, D Herbin, M Laguerre, P Thiaucourt and M Martins Bonifacio. 2016. An integrative taxonomy approach unveils unknown and threatened moth species in Amazonian rainforest fragments. Insect Conservation and Diversity 9: 475-479. (PDF)

Lavinia PD, KCR Kerr, PL Tubaro, PDN Hebert and DA Lijtmaer. 2016. Calibrating the molecular clock beyond cytochrome b: assessing the evolutionary rate of COI in birds. Journal of Avian Biology 47: 84-91. (PDF)

Layton KKS, EA Corstorphine and PDN Hebert. 2016. Exploring Canadian Echinoderm Diversity through DNA Barcodes. PLOS ONE 11(11): e0166118. (PDF)

Layton KKS, AL Martel and PDN Hebert. 2016. Geographic patterns of genetic diversity in two species complexes of Canadian marine bivalves. Journal of Molluscan Studies 82: 282-291. (PDF)

Leese F, F Altermatt, A Bouchez, T Ekrem, D Hering, K Meissner, P Mergen, J Pawlowski, JJ Piggott, F Rimet, D Steinke et al. 2016. DNAqua-Net: Developing new genetic tools for bioassessment and monitoring of aquatic ecosystems in Europe. Research Ideas and Outcomes 2: e11321. (PDF)

Lewis LA, DE Richardson, EV Zakharov and R Hanner. 2016. Integrating DNA barcoding of fish eggs into ichthyoplankton monitoring programs. Fishery Bulletin 114: 153-165. (PDF)

Lukhtanov VA , A Sourakov and EV Zakharov. 2016. DNA barcodes as a tool in biodiversity research: testing pre-existing taxonomic hypotheses in Delphic Apollo butterflies (Lepidoptera, Papilionidae). Systematics and Biodiversity 14: 599-613. (PDF)

Ma E, S Ratnasingham, S Kremer. 2016. Machine Learned Replacement of N-Labels for Basecalled Sequences in DNA Barcoding. IEEE/ACM Transactions on Computational Biology and Bioinformatics. (PDF)

Martin GK, SJ Adamowicz and K Cottenie. 2016. Taxonomic resolution based on DNA barcoding affects environmental signal in metacommunity structure. Freshwater Science 35: 701-711. (PDF)

Mecklenburg CW, TA Mecklenburg, BA Sheiko and D Steinke. 2016. Pacific Arctic marine fishes. Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna, Akureyri, Iceland. (Link)

Mitterboeck, TF, AY Chen, OA Zaheer, EYT Ma and SJ Adamowicz.  2016. Do saline taxa evolve faster? Comparing relative rates of molecular evolution between freshwater and marine eukaryotes. Evolution 70(9): 1960-1978. (PDF)

Mitterboeck, TF, J Fu, and SJ Adamowicz. 2016. Rates and patterns of molecular evolution in freshwater versus terrestrial insects. Genome, 59(11): 968-980. (PDF)

Mutanen M, SM Kivelä, RA Vos, C Doorenweerd, S Ratnasingham, A Hausmann, P Huemer, V Dincă, EJ van Nieukerken, C Lopez-Vaamonde, R Vila, L Aarvik, T Decaëns, KA Efetov, PDN Hebert, A Johnsen, O Karsholt, M Pentinsaari, R Rougerie, A Segerer, G Tarmann, R Zahiri and HCJ Godfray. 2016. Species-level para- and polyphyly in DNA barcode gene trees: Strong operational bias in European Lepidoptera. Systematic Biology (Online Early). (PDF)

Nadolny AA, MM Omelko, YM Marusik and G Blagoev. 2016. A new species of spider belonging to the Pardosa lugubris-group (Araneae: Lycosidae) from Far East Asia. Zootaxa 4072: 263-281. (PDF)

Nazari V, BC Schmidt, S Prosser and PDN Hebert. 2016. Century-Old DNA Barcodes Reveal Phylogenetic Placement of the Extinct Jamaican Sunset Moth, Urania sloanus Cramer (Lepidoptera: Uraniidae). PLoS ONE 11(10): e0164405. (PDF)

Overdyk LM, HE Braid, AM Naaum, SS Crawford, RH Hanner. 2016. Real-time PCR identification of lake whitefish Coregonus clupeaformis in the Laurentian Great Lakes. Journal of Fish Biology 88: 1460-1474. (PDF)

Page TA and D Steinke. 2016. No homology means no analyses; a comment on Jose & Harikrishnan. Mitochondrial DNA Part A. (PDF)

Porter TM, S Shokralla, D Baird, GB Golding and M Hajibabaei. 2016. Ribosomal DNA and plastid markers used to sample fungal and plant communities from wetland soils reveals complementary biotas. PLoS ONE 11: e0142759. (PDF)

Prosser SWJ, JR deWaard, SE Miller and PDN Hebert. 2016. DNA barcodes from century-old type specimens using next-generation sequencing. Molecular Ecology Resources 16: 487-497. (PDF)

Römbke J, M Aira, T Backeljau, K Breugelmans, J Domínguez, E Funke, N Graf, M Hajibabaei, M Pérez-Losada, PG Porto, RM Schmelz, J Vierna, A Vizcaíno and M Pfenninger. 2016. DNA barcoding of earthworms (Eisenia fetida/andrei complex) from 28 ecotoxicological test laboratories. Applied Soil Ecology 104: 3-11. (PDF)

Smith MA, A Boyd, T Bringloe, C Britton-Foster, H Cahill, K Desnoyers, N Duitshaever, D Gibson, S James, Y Jeong, D Kelly, E Levene, H Lyttle, T Masse, K Pare, K Paris, C Russell, E Scott, D Silva, M Sparkes, K Valkova and SJ Adamowicz. 2016. The northward distribution of ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) 40 years later: revisiting Robert E. Gregg’s 1969 Subarctic collection sites in Churchill, Manitoba, Canada. The Canadian Entomologist 148: 307-315. (PDF)

Steinke D, AD Connell and PDN Hebert. 2016. Linking adults and immatures of South African marine fishes.  Genome 59(11):959–967. (PDF)

Steinke D, SWJ Prosser and PDN Hebert. 2016. DNA barcoding of marine metazoans. In: Methods in Molecular Biology Series Vol. 1452: Marine Genomics, pp. 155-168. Ed. S. J. Bourlat, Springer.

Strohm JHT, RA Gwiazdowski and R Hanner. 2016. Mitogenome metadata: current trends and proposed standards. Mitochondrial DNA 27: 3263-3269. (PDF)

Tahir HM, S Naseem, S Akhtar, M Ashfaq, A Butt and MK Mukhtar. 2016. DNA barcode record of some common spiders from Punjab, Pakistan. Pakistan Journal of Zoology 48: 159-164. (PDF)

Thomas VG, RH Hanner and AV Borisenko. 2016. DNA-based identification of invasive alien species in relation to Canadian federal policy and law, and the basis of rapid-response management. Genome 59(11): 1023-1031. (PDF)

Tiusanen M, PDN Hebert, NM Schmidt and T Roslin. 2016. One fly to rule them all—muscid flies are the key pollinators in the Arctic. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 283(1839). (PDF)

Vamosi JC, Y-B Gong, SJ Adamowicz and L Packer. 2016.  Forecasting pollination declines through DNA barcoding: the potential contributions of macroecological and macroevolutionary scales of inquiry. New Phytologist (Online Early). (PDF)

Vodă R, L Dapporto, V Dincă, TG Shreeve, M Khaldi, G Barech, K Rebbas, P Sammut, S Scalercio, PDN Hebert and R Vila. 2016. Historical and contemporary factors generate unique butterfly communities on islands. Scientific Reports 6: 28828. (PDF)

Wildish DJ, SR Smith, T Loeza-Quintana, AE Radulovici and SJ Adamowicz. 2016. Diversity and dispersal history of the talitrids (Crustacea: Amphipoda: Talitridae) of Bermuda. Journal of Natural History 50: 1911-1933. (PDF)

Wirta H, G Várkonyi, C Rasmussen, R Kaartinen, NM Schmidt, PDN Hebert, M Barták, G Blagoev, H Disney, S Ertl, P Gjelstrup, DJ Gwiazdowicz, L Huldén, J Ilmonen, J Jakovlev, M Jaschhof, J Kahanpää, T Kankaanpää, PH Krogh, R Labbee, C Lettner, V Michelsen, SA Nielsen, TR Nielsen, L Paasivirta, S Pedersen, J Pohjoismäki, J Salmela, P Vilkamaa, H Väre, M von Tschirnhaus and T Roslin. 2016. Establishing a community-wide DNA barcode library as a new tool for arctic research. Molecular Ecology Resources 16: 809-822. (PDF)

Xavier JC, S Ferreira, S Tavares, N Santos, CL Mieiro, PN Trathan, S Lourenço, F Martinho, D Steinke, J Seco, E Pereira, M Pardal and Y Cherel. 2016. The significance of cephalopod beaks in marine ecology studies: Can we use beaks for DNA analyses and mercury contamination assessment? Marine Pollution Bulletin 103: 220-226. (PDF)

Yang Z, J-F Landry and PDN Hebert. 2016. A DNA Barcode Library for North American Pyraustinae (Lepidoptera: Pyraloidea: Crambidae). PLOS ONE 11(10):e0161449. (PDF)

Zhou X, PB Frandsen, RW Holzenthal, CR Beet, KR Bennett, RJ Blahnik, N Bonada, D Cartwright, S Chuluunbat, GV Cocks, GE Collins, J deWaard, J Dean, OS Flint, A Hausmann, L Hendrich, M Hess, ID Hogg, BC Kondratieff, H Malicky, MA Milton, J Morinière, JC Morse, FN Mwangi, SU Pauls, MR Gonzalez, A Rinne, JL Robinson, J Salokannel, M Shackleton, B Smith, A Stamatakis, R StClair, JA Thomas, C Zamora-Muñoz, T Ziesmann and KM Kjer. 2016. The Trichoptera barcode initiative: a strategy for generating a species-level Tree of Life. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London B: Biological Sciences 371: 20160025. (PDF)

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