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Insights into biodiversity sampling strategies for freshwater microinvertebrate faunas through bioblitz campaigns and DNA barcoding

Brandon J Laforest1*, Amanda K Winegardner2, Omar A Zaheer34, Nicholas W Jeffery34, Elizabeth E Boyle34 and Sarah J Adamowicz34

  • * Corresponding author: Brandon J Laforest laforest@yorku.ca

  • † Equal contributors

Author Affiliations

1 Faculty of Environmental Studies, York University, 4700 Keele Street, Toronto, ON, M3J 1P3, Canada

2 Department of Biology, McGill University, 1205 Docteur Penfield, Montréal, QC, H2X 2K6, Canada

3 Department of Integrative Biology, University of Guelph, 50 Stone Rd. E, Guelph, ON, N1G 2W1, Canada

4 Biodiversity Institute of Ontario, University of Guelph, 50 Stone Rd. E, Guelph, ON, N1G 2W1, Canada

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BMC Ecology 2013, 13:13  doi:10.1186/1472-6785-13-13

Published: 4 April 2013

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Appendix A. DNA barcoding lab protocols. Appendix B: List of primers used in this study.

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