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When species matches are unavailable are DNA barcodes correctly assigned to higher taxa? An assessment using sphingid moths

John James Wilson1*, Rodolphe Rougerie15, Justin Schonfeld1, Daniel H Janzen2, Winnie Hallwachs2, Mehrdad Hajibabaei1, Ian J Kitching3, Jean Haxaire4 and Paul DN Hebert1

Author Affiliations

1 Department of Integrative Biology & Biodiversity Institute of Ontario, University of Guelph, Guelph, ON, N1G 2W1, Canada

2 Department of Biology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA

3 Department of Entomology, Natural History Museum, London, SW7 5BD, UK

4 Honorary Attaché, Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle de Paris, Le Roc, F-47310 Laplume, France

5 ECODIV, Université de Rouen, Bâtiment IRESE A, Place Emile Blondel, F-76821 Mont Saint Aignan Cedex, France

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BMC Ecology 2011, 11:18  doi:10.1186/1472-6785-11-18

Published: 1 August 2011

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Additional file 1:

Full reference library. Excel worksheet containing a list of COI sequences used in the full reference library in this study, including the species name attached to the barcode and BOLD (http://www.barcodinglife.org webcite) Sample IDs and Process IDs.

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Query dataset. Excel worksheet containing a list of COI sequences used as the query dataset in this study, including the species name attached to the barcode and BOLD (http://www.barcodinglife.org webcite) Sample IDs and Process IDs.

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Results of all experiments. Excel worksheet containing the summarized results of all the experiments performed.

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