We thank Dr Joachim Ziegler (ZHMB) for arranging the loan of specimens, as well as Peter Sehnal and Dr Menno Reemer for enabling access to the NHMW and RMNH collections respectively. Thanks to Dr Luca Bartolozzi (LSF) for making pictures of type specimens. Thanks to Sven Marotzke (ZHMB) for useful information about Loew’s type collection. We kindly thank Dieter Doczkal for taxonomic advice and to allowing us to examine material in his private collection (DD). Thanks to Dr Gunilla Ståhls (MZH) and Dr Axel Ssymank (AS) for material provided. Thanks to the members of the Palynology Laboratory, University of Novi Sad (Serbia) for enabling us to use their technological facilities. Dr Graham Rotheray (NMS) kindly revised the English of this manuscript. We thank an anonymous referee who provided useful comments on the manuscript. Financial support was provided by the Serbian Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development (projects OI173002 and III43002), the Provincial Secretariat for Science and Technological Development (project ‘Genetic resources of agro-ecosystems in Vojvodina and sustainable agriculture’), the Transnational Access to Research Infrastructures activity in the FP7 of the EC (ExpeER project, TA visit ‘STEPS’) and the FP7 EU project, Innosense.
Received: 19 December 2014
Revised and accepted: 7 July 2015
Published online: 30 October 2015
Editor: J.C. Biesmeijer