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Table 1 Summary of key parameters of seven sequenced ant genomes

From: Ant genomics sheds light on the molecular regulation of social organization

  Harpegnathos saltator Linepithema humile Camponotus floridanus Pogonomyrmex barbatus Solenopsis invicta Atta cephalotes Acromyrmex echinatior Average Range
Depth of coverage 104x 23x 102x 12x 70x 19x 123x 64.7x (12x-123x)
Assembly size (Mb) 297 215.6 240 235 353 317 300 279.7 (215.6-353)
Total genome size (Mb) 330 250.8 313 267 608.15 303 335 343.9 (250.8-608.15)
Contig N50 (bp) 38,027 35,858 24,134 11,606 14,674 14,240 62,705 28,749.1 (11,606-62,705)
Scaffold N50 (bp) 59,8192 138,6360 602,923 793,749 720,578 5,154,504 1,094,267 1,478,653.3 (598192-5154504)
G+C composition (%) 45 38 34 37 36 33 34 36.7 (33-45)
Protein-coding genes 18,564 16,123 17,064 17,177 16,569 18,093 17,278 17,266.9 (16,123-18,564)
Orthologs + co-orthologs 11,695 12,860 11,433 12,857 12,590 12,617 12,121 - -
Species-specific genes 6,869 3,263 5,631 4,320 3,979 5,476 5,157 4,956.4 (3,263-6,869)
Manually curated genes 400 1,000 400 1,200 0 522 200 531.7 (0-1,200)
Genes with EST support (%) 84 51 81 43 56 40 84 62.7 (40-84)
microRNA 159 71 96 100 NA 68 93 97.8 (68-159)
Total repeat content (%) 26.9 23.5 15.1 11.5 NA 25.1 28 21.7 (11.5-28)
  1. EST, expressed sequence tag; NA, not available.