The genome sequence of the common earthworm, Lumbricus terrestris (Linnaeus, 1758)

Blaxter, Mark L.; Spurgeon, David ORCID:; Kille, Peter. 2023 The genome sequence of the common earthworm, Lumbricus terrestris (Linnaeus, 1758). Wellcome Open Research, 8, 500. 12, pp.

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We present a genome assembly from an individual Lumbricus terrestris (the common earthworm; Annelida; Clitellata; Haplotaxida; Lumbricidae). The genome sequence is 1,056.5 megabases in span. Most of the assembly is scaffolded into 18 chromosomal pseudomolecules. The mitochondrial genome has also been assembled and is 15.93 kilobases in length.

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UKCEH and CEH Sections/Science Areas: Pollution (Science Area 2017-)
ISSN: 2398-502X
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Additional Keywords: Lumbricus terrestris, common earthworm, genome sequence, chromosomal, Haplotaxida
NORA Subject Terms: Ecology and Environment
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Date made live: 01 Dec 2023 15:37 +0 (UTC)

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