Stegodyphus mimosarum (African social velvet spider) (Stegodyphus_mimosarum_v1)

About Stegodyphus mimosarum

Stegodyphus mimosarum is commonly known as the African social velvet spider. Social spiders live in large, communal webs, in which they feed communally and cooperate in prey capture, web maintenance and brood care. Social spiders are highly inbred due to within-colony breeding and a lack of a pre-mating dispersal stage, they are therefore a perfect system to study inbreeding effects in wild animal populations.

(Text from Spiderlab, Aarhus University.)

Picture copyright: Virginia Settepani

Taxonomy ID 407821

Data source Spiderlab, Aarhus University

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Genome assembly: Stegodyphus_mimosarum_v1

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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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