Community Research and Development Information Service - CORDIS

FP5

GREENVEINS Report Summary

Project ID: EVK2-CT-2000-00082
Funded under: FP5-EESD
Country: Netherlands

Microsatellite markers for Pholidoptera griseoaptera

Twelve novel polymorphic microsatellite loci have been developed for the dark bush cricket Pholidoptera griseoaptera. All loci are polymorphic, with up to 37 alleles per locus. These molecular marekrs will be useful tools to study the influence of landscape structure and land-use intensity in agricultural landscapes on genetic diversity within and among populations of Pholidoptera griseoaptera.

The markers have been applied within the project for the study of Pholidoptera griseoaptera populations in two LTSs (Landscape Study Sites) in Switserland and Belgium (Diekötter et al., submitted).

In addition, the markers are being published:
Arens P, JH Wernke-Lenting, T Diekötter, C. Rothenbühler, M. Speelmans, F Hendrickx, MJM Smulders (2005) Isolation and characterisation of microsatellite loci in the dark bush cricket, Pholidoptera griseoaptera (Tettigoniidae). Molecular Ecology Notes 5 (in press)

Related information

Reported by

Identity and Genetic Diversity, PRI, WUR
P.O. Box 16
6700 AA Wageningen
Netherlands
See on map
Follow us on: RSS Facebook Twitter YouTube Managed by the EU Publications Office Top