Isolation and characterization of six microsatellite loci in the Larch Budmoth Zeiraphera diniana (Lepidoptera : Tortricidae)
Six microsatellite markers were developed for the larch budmoth Zeiraphera diniana Guenee 1845, using two enrichment protocols. The/ number of alleles ranged from 3 to 15 per locus and observed/ heterozygosities ranged from 0.09 to 0.98 for the 69 individuals/ genotyped. Using these markers significant genetic differentiation/ between one population from Poland and samples from Alpine populations/ in France and Switzerland (overall FST = 0.0298) was detected./ However, the two Alpine samples did not differ significantly. These/ microsatellite markers are valuable tools for studying the population/ genetics of Zeiraphera diniana.