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Insect-plant relationships: insights into biodiversity and new applications

Deliverables

Dissemination strategy and plan

Dissemination strategy and plan.

DNA barcode sequences to GenBanl

DNA barcode sequences used for identification of fly species and strains submitted to GenBank public database.

Genetic analysis of Merodon samples and deposition of sequences in GB

Genetic analysis (DNA extraction, PCR and sequencing of target genes) of obtained Merodon samples for species verification and evolutionary analyses and DNA sequences deposited in GenBank public database for open access <https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/genbank/> .

DNA sequencing of samples of bulbous plants and deposition of sequences in GB

DNA sequencing of samples of bulbous plants for plastid and nuclear gene regions for species delimitation and evolutionary analyses. DNA sequences deposited in GenBank public database for open access <https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/genbank/>

Scientific publication submitted: ovipositing behaviour

Scientific publication on ovipositing behaviour of phytophagous flies of Hyacinthaceae bulb plants submitted.

Seven (7) scientific articles and four (4) popular publications submitted

Seven (7) scientific articles in international journals submitted and four (4) popular publications submitted.

Dried plant samples mounted on herbarium sheets

Obtained dried plant samples mounted on herbarium sheets for further morphological studies.

Social media broadcasting

Social media broadcasting.

Scientific publication submitted: characterization of species and strains employed in the mass-rearing

Scientific publication with morphological and molecular characterization of species and strains employed in the mass-rearing submitted.

Field collections of plant samples

Obtained results of dried bulbous plant sample collections in the field.

Scientific publication submitted: species diversity of pollinators

Scientific publication on spatial species diversity and abundance of pollinator visits of Hyacinthaceae bulb plants submitted.

Publications submitted to international peer-reviewed journals

Four (4) publications in international peer-reviewed journals submitted.

Six (6) scientific presentations in international congresses and four (4) public popular presentations

Six (6) scientific presentations in international congresses and four (4) public popular presentations.

Pressing of 200 plant samples

Plant pressing of 200 samples to prepare herbarium sheets that will be studied in the laboratory.

Congress presentations of results

Obtained results will be presented at altogether 4 international congresses and symposia.

Two (2) press releases in each partner country and one (1) press release in English to international media

Two (2) press releases in each partner country in local languages and one (1) press release in English distributed to international media.

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Publications

Massonia visseriae (Asparagaceae, Scilloideae): rediscovery of a neglected species of Neobakeria and its transfer to Massonia

Author(s): MARIO MARTÍNEZ-AZORÍN, MICHAEL PINTER, MANUEL B. CRESPO, MARÍA ÁNGELES ALONSO-VARGAS, WOLFGANG WETSCHNIG
Published in: Phytotaxa, Issue 334/1, 2018, Page(s) 70, ISSN 1179-3155
DOI: 10.11646/phytotaxa.334.1.11

Austronea (Asparagaceae, Scilloideae), a new genus from southern Africa, including the description of seven new species

Author(s): MARIO MARTÍNEZ-AZORÍN, MANUEL B. CRESPO, MARÍA ÁNGELES ALONSO-VARGAS, ANTHONY P. DOLD, MICHAEL PINTER, WOLFGANG WETSCHNIG
Published in: Phytotaxa, Issue 365/2, 2018, Page(s) 101, ISSN 1179-3155
DOI: 10.11646/phytotaxa.365.2.1

Close relatives of Mediterranean endemo-relict hoverflies (Diptera, Syrphidae) in South Africa: Morphological and molecular evidence in the Merodon melanocerus subgroup

Author(s): Snežana Radenković, Nevena Veličković, Axel Ssymank, Dragana Obreht Vidaković, Mihajla Djan, Gunilla Ståhls, Sanja Veselić, Ante Vujić
Published in: PLOS ONE, Issue 13/7, 2018, Page(s) e0200805, ISSN 1932-6203
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0200805

Drimia trichophylla (Hyacinthaceae, Urgineoideae), a New Species from the Eastern Cape Province, South Africa

Author(s): Mario Mart�nez-Azor�n, Anthony P. Dold, Manuel B. Crespo
Published in: Systematic Botany, Issue 41/4, 2016, Page(s) 944-949, ISSN 0363-6445
DOI: 10.1600/036364416X694044

Aulostemon (Asparagaceae, Scilloideae), a new genus from South Africa

Author(s): MARIO MARTÍNEZ-AZORÍN, MANUEL B. CRESPO, MICHAEL PINTER, WOLFGANG WETSCHNIG
Published in: Phytotaxa, Issue 321/3, 2017, Page(s) 287, ISSN 1179-3155
DOI: 10.11646/phytotaxa.321.3.6

Massonia inaequalis (Asparagaceae, Scilloideae), a distinct new species from South Africa

Author(s): MARIO MARTÍNEZ-AZORÍN, MICHAEL PINTER, MANUEL B. CRESPO, MARÍA ÁNGELES ALONSO VARGAS, WOLFGANG WETSCHNIG
Published in: Phytotaxa, Issue 343/1, 2018, Page(s) 94, ISSN 1179-3155
DOI: 10.11646/phytotaxa.343.1.10

<p><strong>Clarification of <em>Massonia echinata</em> and some other frequently misunderstood <em>Massonia</em> species (Asparagaceae, Scilloideae), with the description of <em>M. pseudoechinata</em> and <em>M. roggeveldensis</em></strong></p>

Author(s): Mario Martínez-Azorín, Michael Pinter, Manuel B. Crespo, Julian Slade, Gerfried Deutsch, Wolfgang Wetschnig
Published in: Phytotaxa, Issue 239/2, 2015, Page(s) 101, ISSN 1179-3155
DOI: 10.11646/phytotaxa.239.2.1

(48) Request for a binding decision on whether Scilla L. (Hyacinthaceae subfam. Hyacinthoideae) and Squilla Steinh. (Hyacinthaceae subfam. Urgineoideae) are sufficiently alike to be confused

Author(s): Mario Mart�nez-Azor�n, ManuelB. Crespo
Published in: Taxon, Issue 65/6, 2016, Page(s) 1437-1438, ISSN 0040-0262
DOI: 10.12705/656.27

(2483) Proposal to conserve the name Scilla (Hyacinthaceae) with a conserved type

Author(s): Mario Mart�nez-Azor�n, ManuelB. Crespo
Published in: Taxon, Issue 65/6, 2016, Page(s) 1427-1428, ISSN 0040-0262
DOI: 10.12705/656.19

Massonia gypsicola (Asparagaceae, Scilloideae), a new species from the Knersvlakte in South Africa

Author(s): MARIO MART?NEZ-AZOR?N, MICHAEL PINTER, MANUEL B. CRESPO, MAR?A ?NGELES ALONSO VARGAS, WOLFGANG WETSCHNIG
Published in: Phytotaxa, Issue 308/1, 2017, Page(s) 144, ISSN 1179-3155
DOI: 10.11646/phytotaxa.308.1.16