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Chelonus insularis


The genome sequence and assembly of a parasitoid wasp, Chelonus insularis. Chelonus is a wasp genus in the subfamily Cheloninae. Their larvae feed chiefly on larvae of moths in superfamilies Tortricoidea and Pyraloidea. This wasp is an important egg parasitoid of the fall armyworm, Spodoptera frugiperda, one of the main insect pests of maize (Zea mays L.) The work was funded by "RoL: Collaborative Research: When a pathogen becomes a mutualist: discovery, evolution and rules that govern function and acquisition in wasp-viral symbiosis" (Grant ID DEB-1916788, National Science Foundation). This dataset is not published - please follow Toronto/Ft. Lauderdale conditions of data re-use.
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Assembly Information

Analysis Name
Chelonus insularis genome assembly ASM1335770v1 (GCF_013357705.1)
Flye (v. 2.6)
Date performed
Materials & Methods
Isolate UGA/USDA-ARS -01 from host Spodoptera frugiperda larvae collected in Gainesville, Florida, USA. Whole body tissue were used from adult males.

Assembly Metrics

Contig N50
Scaffold N50
GC Content

Data Files

NameLast modifiedSize
folder-parentParent Directory
folderASM1335770v12020-07-17 19:22
folderCurrent Genome Assembly2020-07-17 19:22