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Contarinia nasturtii


Contarinia nasturtii, the swede midge, is a small fly, the larvae of which infest brassica plants, causing twisting and distortion of the leaf stems and foliage including death of the growing point in seedlings, or damage to developing flower heads. It is native to Europe and Turkey, and has been introduced into North America where it is regarded as an invasive species.

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Image Credit: swede midge, Contarinia nasturtii (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae) - 1253040 by Susan Ellis, USDA APHIS PPQ, licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License

Assembly Information

Analysis Name
Contarinia nasturtii genome assembly AAFC_CNas_1.1 (GCF_009176525.2).
Supernova (v. 2.1.1)
Date performed
Materials & Methods
Not available

Assembly Metrics

Contig N50
Scaffold N50
GC Content

Data Files

NameLast modifiedSize
folder-parentParent Directory
folderAAFC_CNas_1.12020-03-11 20:11
folderCurrent Genome Assembly2020-03-11 20:11