Manduca sexta (tobacco hornworm)
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ID: 12037
Manduca sexta (tobacco hornworm)

Manduca sexta overview

Lineage: Eukaryota[8726]; Metazoa[4236]; Ecdysozoa[1843]; Arthropoda[1693]; Hexapoda[1559]; Insecta[1521]; Pterygota[1520]; Neoptera[1512]; Endopterygota[1403]; Lepidoptera[778]; Glossata[777]; Ditrysia[776]; Bombycoidea[15]; Sphingidae[6]; Sphinginae[1]; Sphingini[1]; Manduca[1]; Manduca sexta[1]
Manduca sexta is commonly known as the tobacco hornworm or Carolina sphinx moth. Because of its large size M. sexta serves as one of the most important insect models for invertebrate physiology, biochemistry, and molecular biology.


Sequence data: genome assemblies: 2 (See  Genome Assembly and Annotation report)
Statistics: median total length (Mb): 444.731
 median protein count: 25992
 median GC%: 35.7602
NCBI Annotation Release:  102

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