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Investigating leaf beetles (Coleoptera, Chrysomelidae) on the west coast islands of Sabah via checklist-taking and DNA barcoding

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Investigating leaf beetles (Coleoptera, Chrysomelidae) on the west coast islands of Sabah via checklist-taking and DNA barcoding https://t.co/y3LZ4Ta0A1
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Supplemental Information

Barcode Index Number (BINs) Report

DOI: 10.7287/peerj.preprints.26801v1/supp-1

Appendix A. Generic diagnosis of genera

DOI: 10.7287/peerj.preprints.26801v1/supp-4

Additional Information

Competing Interests

The authors declare that they have no competing interests.

Author Contributions

Kam-Cheng Yeong conceived and designed the experiments, performed the experiments, analyzed the data, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, prepared figures and/or tables, authored or reviewed drafts of the paper, approved the final draft.

Haruo Takizawa analyzed the data, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, authored or reviewed drafts of the paper, approved the final draft, species identification.

Thor-Seng Liew conceived and designed the experiments, analyzed the data, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, prepared figures and/or tables, authored or reviewed drafts of the paper, approved the final draft, provides idea for data presentation.

Field Study Permissions

The following information was supplied relating to field study approvals (i.e., approving body and any reference numbers):

Field experiments were approved by the Sabah Park for Tunku Abdul Rahman Park and Pulau Tiga Park, and

Sapangar Naval Base for Pulau Udar Kecil.

DNA Deposition

The following information was supplied regarding the deposition of DNA sequences:

Barcoding of Life Data system (BOLD)

http://www.boldsystems.org/index.php/Public_SearchTerms?query=DS-BCHRY18.

Data Deposition

The following information was supplied regarding data availability:

Figshare

R script and raw data

https://figshare.com/s/e5c3fbc6d319bef58f8a

https://figshare.com/s/8db0c4fc64346bd19c16

https://figshare.com/s/ff664bb5a7b813c6d87c

Funding

This work was supported by the Universiti Malaysia Sabah under the UMSGreat research grant (GUG0014-SG-M-1/2016). The funders had no role in study design, data collection and analysis, decision to publish, or preparation of the manuscript.


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