Symposium: Dark taxa

Enlightening the Australian “dark” Fungi: Linking DNA barcodes to fungal names.

Camille Truong (Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria); Luke Vaughan (Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria); Gareth Holmes (Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria); Miranda Boyle (Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria); Tom W. May (Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria). eDNA metabarcoding of Fungi has revolutionized our views of biodiversity and enables monitoring of ecosystem functions and soil health across all groups of Fungi. Currently, …

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The National Biodiversity DNA Library: an authoritative DNA reference library for Australia’s species.

Nerida G. Wilson (CSIRO Environomics Future Science Platform/National Collections and Marine Infrastructure, Crawley); Olly Berry (CSIRO Environomics Future Science Platform, Crawley); Stephen Bent (CSIRO Environomics Future Science Platform, Dutton Park); Troy Denyer (CSIRO Information Management and Technology, Clayton); Anna Kearns (CSIRO National Collections and Marine Infrastructure, Black Mountain); Todd McLay (CSIRO Environomics Future Science Platform/National Collections and Marine Infrastructure, …

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Searching for a leaf in a forest: A taxonomic and phylogenetic revision of leaf mining moths Phyllocnistis (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae) in Australia.

Ying Luo (Australian National Insect Collection, CSIRO & Australian National University); Scott Keogh (Australian National University); Andreas Zwick (Australian National Insect Collection, CSIRO). Phyllocnistis is a genus of of leaf mining moths in the family Gracillariidae. Globally there are over 110 described species of Phyllocnistis. Previously, only 15 species of this genus were known from Australia. In …

Searching for a leaf in a forest: A taxonomic and phylogenetic revision of leaf mining moths Phyllocnistis (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae) in Australia. Read More »

Museum genomics resolves cryptic species in the Australasian arbovirus vector mosquito Culex annulirostris Skuse, 1889 (Diptera: Culicidae).

Bryan D. Lessard (Australian Biological Resources Study, CSIRO Australian National Insect Collection), Juanita Rodriguez (CSIRO Australian National Insect Collection), Nigel Beebe (University of Queensland), Cameron Webb (Westmead Hospital), Nina Kurucz (NT Health, Public Health), David Yeates (CSIRO Australian National Insect Collection), Andreas Zwick (CSIRO Australian National Insect Collection) & Chris Hardy (CSIRO Land and Water). …

Museum genomics resolves cryptic species in the Australasian arbovirus vector mosquito Culex annulirostris Skuse, 1889 (Diptera: Culicidae). Read More »

Building a custom barcode reference library for subterranean groundwater.

Michelle T. Guzik (The University of Adelaide); Jacob Thornhill (The University of Adelaide); Danielle Stringer (The University of Adelaide); Rachael A. King (South Australian Museum); Steve J. B. Cooper (South Australian Museum and The University of Adelaide); Andy D. Austin (South Australian Museum and The University of Adelaide); William F. Humphreys (Western Australian Museum); Mieke van …

Building a custom barcode reference library for subterranean groundwater. Read More »

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