For more information, see the genome paper (coming soon)
Genome Size / Loci
This version (v.1) of the genome assembly is 445 Mb spread over 7644 scaffolds.
Genome Sequencing and Assembly Methods
Illumina sequencer - paired-end and mate-paired libraries
Roche 454 sequencer - single-ended mate-paired libraries
Soap de novo 2 - GapCloser - HaploMerger 2
Transcripts Sequencing and Assembly Methods
Illumina sequencer of different stages/tissues - 2 bioreplicates
RNA-seq reads were aligned to the genome and assembled with the TopHat-Cufflinks pipeline.