Eufriesea mexicana


Eufriesea is a genus of euglossine bees. Like all orchid bees, 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.

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Image Credit: Cheryl Harleston. View source. CC BY-NC-SA 4.0
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Feature Summary
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Contig N50
Scaffold N50
Number Of Genes
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Assembly Information

Analysis Name Eufriesea mexicana genome assembly ASM148370v1 (GCF_001483705.1)
Software SOAPdenovo (v. 2.03)
Source SAMN03801430
Date performed 2016-05-09
Materials & Methods Details of the assembly are available from the following publication:
Social evolution. Genomic signatures of evolutionary transitions from solitary to group living. Science. 2015 Jun 5;348(6239):1139-43. doi: 10.1126/science.aaa4788. Epub 2015 May 14.


Assembly Metrics
Contig N50 NA
Scaffold N50 351926
GC Content 42.47