Testing NGS applications: Targeted amplicon sequencing of bees of the genus Halictus

Category: 
Pilot project
Acronym: 
TAS_Halictus
Coordinator: 
Gontran Sonet (RBINS)
JEMU partner: 
JEMU team
Project summary: 
Pilot project to develop a scalable multi-locus dataset for the phylogeny of bees of the genus Halictus.
Collaborations: 
Alain Pauly and Jean-Luc Boevé, Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences, Brussels, Belgium; Jelle Devalez, University of the Aegean, Department of Geography, Mytilene, Lesvos, Greece.
Lab work progress: 
Completed
Data analysis: 
Completed
Starting date: 
2014
Project status: 
Completed

Peer reviewed paper:

  • Sonet G, Pauly A, Nagy ZT, Virgilio M, Jordaens K, Van Houdt J, Worms S, De Meyer M, Backeljau T (2018) Using next-generation sequencing to improve DNA barcoding: lessons from a small-scale study of wild bee species (Hymenoptera, Halictidae), Apidologie, 49, 671 – 685.
Scratchpads developed and conceived by (alphabetical): Ed Baker, Katherine Bouton Alice Heaton Dimitris Koureas, Laurence Livermore, Dave Roberts, Simon Rycroft, Ben Scott, Vince Smith