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Eufriesea mexicana

Resource Type
Common Name

Eufriesea is a genus of euglossine
bees. Like all orchid
, they are restricted to the Neotropics.
All species range from entirely to at least partially metallic (the face and/or tegulae), though much of the body in
some species may be brown/black in color and hairy.


Please cite the following publication(s) when using this dataset:

Kapheim, Karen M., et al. "Genomic signatures of evolutionary transitions from solitary to group living." Science (2015): aaa4788.

Datasets were provided by BeeBase.

Kapheim KM, Pan H, Li C, Salzberg SL, Puiu D, Magoc T, Robertson HM, Hudson ME, Venkat A, Fischman BJ, Hernandez A, Yandell M, Ence D, Holt C, Yocum GD, Kemp WP, Bosch J, Waterhouse RM, Zdobnov EM, Stolle E, Kraus FB, Helbing S, Moritz RF, Glastad KM, Hunt BG, Goodisman MA, Hauser F, Grimmelikhuijzen CJ, Pinheiro DG, Nunes FM, Soares MP, Tanaka ÉD, Simões ZL, Hartfelder K, Evans JD, Barribeau SM, Johnson RM, Massey JH, Southey BR, Hasselmann M, Hamacher D, Biewer M, Kent CF, Zayed A, Blatti C, Sinha S, Johnston JS, Hanrahan SJ, Kocher SD, Wang J, Robinson GE, Zhang G. Social evolution. Genomic signatures of evolutionary transitions from solitary to group living.. Science (New York, N.Y.). 2015 Jun 05; 348(6239):1139-43.
Organism Image
Image Credit
Cheryl Harleston. View source. CC BY-NC-SA 4.0
NameProgramDate Constructed
NCBI Eufriesea mexicana Annotation Release 100NCBI Eukaryotic Genome Annotation PipelineAug 26th, 2016
Eufriesea mexicana genome assembly ASM148370v1 (GCF_001483705.1)SOAPdenovoMay 9th, 2016
Eufriesea mexicana v1.1Augustus, GlimmerHMM, SNAP, TBLASTN, GLEANAug 29th, 2017
Functional annotation of NCBI Eufriesea mexicana Annotation Release 100AgBase functional annotation pipelineMar 11th, 2022
Assembly Stats
Contig N50
Scaffold N50
GC Content
Other Information
Community Contact
  • Karen M. Kapheim|
  • Hailin Pan|