Solenopsis invicta (M01_SB) Assembly and Gene Annotation
About Solenopsis invicta
Solenopsis invicta, the red fire ant, is native to South America, but has become an invasive pest in many countries, where the ants have gained notoriety for their aggression and the painful sting from which their name is derived. Fire ants are eusocial and have been used as a model species for the study of complex hymenopteran social behaviour, such as their caste system  and altruism .
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Ensembl Metazoa displays the genes from NCBI Solenopsis invicta Annotation Release 104. Small RNA features, protein features and cross-references have been annotated by Ensembl Metazoa.
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- Nature of a Greenbeard Gene in the Fire Ant
|Assembly||UNIL_Sinv_3.0, INSDC Assembly GCA_016802725.1,|
|Golden Path Length||378,101,515|
|Data source||University of Lausanne|
|Non coding genes||1,819|
|Small non coding genes||288|
|Long non coding genes||1,479|
|Misc non coding genes||52|