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Caenorhabditis tribulationis

BioProject PRJEB12608 | Data Source BANG | Taxonomy ID 1737337

About Caenorhabditis tribulationis

Caenorhabditis tribulationis (formerly Caenorhabditis sp. 40) was formally described by Stevens et al. in 2019. Molecular data suggest its closest known relatives to be C. sinica and C. zanzibari. It reproduces through males and females. The species type isolate was collected from humus sampled below a cathedral fig tree in Queensland, Australia in 2014.

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

AssemblyCTRIB_v1, GCA_900536305.3
Database VersionWBPS15
Genome Size101,228,815
Data SourceBANG
Annotation Version2020-05-WormBase

Gene counts

Coding genes24,760
Gene transcripts26,192

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