Melitaea cinxia (Glanville fritillary) (MelCinx1.0)

About Melitaea cinxia

Melitaea cinxia, the Glanville Fritillary, is a member of the Nymphalidae, the largest butterfly family. Named after a 17th century English lepidopterist, Lady Eleanor Glanville, its range in the UK is now restricted to the Isle of Wight, and although distributed widely across Europe, North Africa and Asia, populations are reportedly in decline. The spatially separated M. cinxia populations in the Ă…land Islands, Finland, have been used to study the ecological, genetic and evolutionary consequences of habitat fragmentation.

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Taxonomy ID 113334

Data source Glanville Fritillary Butterfly Genome Project

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Genome assembly: MelCinx1.0

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Gene annotation

What can I find? Protein-coding and non-coding genes, splice variants, cDNA and protein sequences, non-coding RNAs.

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Comparative genomics

What can I find? Homologues, gene trees, and whole genome alignments across multiple species.

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This species currently has no variation database. However you can process your own variants using the Variant Effect Predictor:

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