Culex quinquefasciatus (JHB) (VPISU_Cqui_1.0_pri_paternal)

Culex quinquefasciatus (JHB) Assembly and Gene Annotation

About Culex quinquefasciatus

Culex quinquefasciatus, the Southern House Mosquito, is the vector responsible for transmission of filariasis and a number of viruses including West Nile virus, St. Louis encephalitis and Japanese encephalitis.

Picture credit (public domain): James Gathany (CDC) 2001


The assembly presented is the VPISU_Cqui_1.0_pri_paternal assembly submitted to INSDC with the assembly accession GCA_015732765.1.


Ensembl Metazoa displays the genes from NCBI Culex quinquefasciatus Annotation Release 100. Small RNA features, protein features and cross-references have been annotated by Ensembl Metazoa.


  1. Complete sequences of mitochondria genomes of Aedes aegypti and Culex quinquefasciatus and comparative analysis of mitochondrial DNA fragments inserted in the nuclear genomes. Behura, Susanta K et al. Insect biochemistry and molecular biology vol. 41,10 (2011): 770-7. doi:10.1016/j.ibmb.2011.05.006



AssemblyVPISU_Cqui_1.0_pri_paternal, INSDC Assembly GCA_015732765.1,
Database version109.1
Golden Path Length573,230,032
Genebuild byNCBI
Genebuild methodImport
Data sourceThe Culex Quinquefasciatus Sequencing Consortium

Gene counts

Coding genes15,094
Non coding genes2,766
Small non coding genes871
Long non coding genes1,895
Gene transcripts28,522