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Anthonomus grandis grandis

Resource Type
grandis grandis
Common Name
boll weevil

The boll weevil (Anthonomus grandis) is a beetle that feeds on cotton buds and flowers. The adult insect has a long snout, a grayish color, and is usually less than 6 mm (1⁄4 in) in length. Source:

This genome project is part of the Ag100Pest project (

This dataset is not published - please follow Toronto/Ft. Lauderdale conditions of data re-use.

  1. Cohen ZP, Perkin LC, Sim SB, Stahlke AR, Geib SM, Childers AK, Smith TPL, Suh C. Insight into weevil biology from a reference quality genome of the boll weevil, Anthonomus grandis grandis Boheman (Coleoptera: Curculionidae).. G3 (Bethesda, Md.). 2023 Feb 09; 13(2).
  2. Childers AK, Geib SM, Sim SB, Poelchau MF, Coates BS, Simmonds TJ, Scully ED, Smith TPL, Childers CP, Corpuz RL, Hackett K, Scheffler B. The USDA-ARS Ag100Pest Initiative: High-Quality Genome Assemblies for Agricultural Pest Arthropod Research.. Insects. 2021 Jul 09; 12(7).
Organism Image
Image Credit
boll weevil (Anthonomus grandis grandis) on cotton (Gossypium hirsutum ) - 1127005 by James Smith, Mississippi State University,, licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial 3.0 License.
NameProgramDate Constructed
Anthonomus grandis grandis genome assembly icAntGran1.3 (GCF_022605725.1)HiFiASM Aug 3rd, 2022
NCBI Anthonomus grandis grandis Annotation Release 100NCBI Eukaryotic Genome Annotation PipelineSep 1st, 2022
Functional annotation of NCBI Anthonomus grandis grandis Annotation Release 100AgBase functional annotation pipelineSep 21st, 2022
Assembly Stats
Scaffold N50
GC Content
Other Information
Community Contact
Lindsey Perkin (USDA-ARS)