Tribolium confusum

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Transcriptome datasets for Tribolium confusum
Species Description No. sequences Last update
Tribolium confusum GenBank EST division (dbEST) 6767 2455686.55 May 2011

i5K Comments for Tribolium confusum
This beetle genome is being sequenced to 30x coverage (illumina) (after 6 generations of inbreeding) for comparative studies with the closely related model organism Tribolium castaneum (same tribe) to identify CRMs. Additional genome coverage and RNA-seq data will be required to complete the assembly and annotation. Although the number of researchers currently working on T. confusum is small, the genome sequence is of interest to the entire T. castaneum community. Susan Brown

Tribolium confusum
Confused flour beetle

Taxonomic classification
Class: Insecta
Order: Coleoptera
Family: Tenebrionidae
Genus: Tribolium
NCBI taxid: 485px-US-NLM-NCBI-Logo.png 7071
Research interest: Pest management, evo-devo
WorkingGroup: Evo-Devo
Nomination: i5K initiative

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