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Bark scorpion (Centruroides sculpturatus)
Contact: Prashant Sharma
Researchers involved: 600
Size (or size of nearest relative): (Mesobuthus 880 MBp)
Keywords (and why important): Novel chemistry, evolutionary branching, potentially lethal toxin.
Provides appropriate phylogenetic sampling across diversity of class Arachnida. Easily obtained from colleagues in SW Arizona.
Correction: This project page previously indicated the species name as Centruroides exilicauda. The correct name for the species being sequenced is C. scuplturatus.
For the most current version of the assembly, please use 'NCBI BioProject' (find link below). If the assembly is unavailable in the BioProject page (it is still being worked on), you can look under the 'BCM-HGSC data' (find link below) for intermediate versions of the assembly.
Web Apollo: A web-based sequence annotation editor for community annotation
For information about Web Apollo, please contact Monica Poelchau.
Web Apollo annotation tool (requires log in)
Web Apollo Jbrowse viewing of the automated annotation tracks (no log in required)