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1 June 2011 Eight New Microsatellite Loci of the Western Palearctic Hyles euphorbiae Complex (Lepidoptera, Sphingidae)
Michael B. Mende, Heiko Stuckas, Anna K. Hundsdoerfer
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Abstract

We describe eight new micro satellite loci for hawkmoths of the Hyles euphorbiae complex. They are polymorphic (except for one locus in one population) with 2–18 alleles per locus, an expected heterozygosity between 0.14 and 0.94, and an observed heterozygosity between 0.10 and 0.75. As typical for Lepidoptera, the yield of new loci was low due to the presence of microsatellite gene families and variable flanking regions. These microsatellites provide informative results in population studies of the West Palearctic H. euphorbiae complex since cross amplification for H. euphorbiae and H. tithymali was successful for all but one locus.

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Michael B. Mende, Heiko Stuckas, and Anna K. Hundsdoerfer "Eight New Microsatellite Loci of the Western Palearctic Hyles euphorbiae Complex (Lepidoptera, Sphingidae)," Annales Zoologici Fennici 48(3), 142-146, (1 June 2011). https://doi.org/10.5735/086.048.0302
Received: 1 November 2010; Accepted: 1 February 2011; Published: 1 June 2011
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