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WormBase ParaSite HomeVersion: WBPS19 (WS291)-  Archive: WBPS18

Caenorhabditis sulstoni

BioProject PRJEB12601 | Data Source BANG | Taxonomy ID 2305862

About Caenorhabditis sulstoni

Caenorhabditis sulstoni (formerly Caenorhabditis sp. 32) was formally described by Stevens et al. in 2019. It is a member of the Japonica group in the Caenorhabditis genus; molecular data suggest its closest known relative to be C. afra. It reproduces through males and females. The species type isolate was collected from the faeces of an East African millipede (Archispirostreptus gigas) bought in spring 2013 at an insect market in Berlin. The species is named in honour of John Sulston, for his work on the C. elegans cell lineage and genome sequence.

Genome Assembly & Annotation


Short-insert Illumina reads were assembled using Velvet. The resulting contigs were scaffolded with Trinity-assembled transcripts using SCUBAT2. The assembly is described in full in Stevens et al., 2019.


The annotation presented here corresponds to the v1 annotation retrieved from caenorhabditis.org in March 2020. Gene models were predicted using BRAKER, guided by RNAseq, as described in Stevens et al., 2019.

Key Publications

Assembly Statistics

AssemblyCSULS_v1, GCA_900536325.3
Database VersionWBPS19
Genome Size65,098,870
Data SourceBANG
Annotation Version2020-05-WormBase

Gene counts

Coding genes18,192
Gene transcripts19,463

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