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Table 1 Heliconius hermathena and H. nattereri genome assembly statistics in comparison with other well-assembled nymphalid genomes

From: The roles of hybridization and habitat fragmentation in the evolution of Brazil’s enigmatic longwing butterflies, Heliconius nattereri and H. hermathena

Speciesa Length (Mb) No. of scaffoldsb N50 (Mb) BUSCOc
Comp. (Dup.) Frag. (%) Miss. (%)
Bicyclus anynana 467 2423 0.66 89.6% (0.7%) 3.9 6.5
Danaus plexippus 245 1009 0.73 96.6% (1.9%) 2.3 1.1
Heliconius charithoniad 316 5162 0.11 94.3% (0.3%) 3.8 1.6
Heliconius erato demophoon 383 194 10.69 85.5% (0.7%) 4.5 10.0
Heliconius erato lativitta 418 142 5.48 73.4% (0.8%) 5.4 21.2
Heliconius hermathena 392 1913 0.56 96.0% (0.3%) 2.4 1.6
Heliconius melpomene 275 209 14.31 86.2% (0.4%) 4.1 9.7
Heliconius nattereri 276 261 8.84 97.3% (0.5%) 1.2 1.5
Hypolimnas misippus 409 1580 1.01 88.9% (0.3%) 3.8 7.3
Junonia coenia 586 1101 1.57 96.9% (14.7%) 1.4 1.7
Limenitis arthemis 306 737 2.27 81.7% (1.4%) 1.9 16.4
Melitaea cinxia 383 5633 0.12 57.1% (0.2%) 11.8 31.1
Vanessa tameamea 357 1558 2.99 96.3% (0.4%) 2.2 1.5
  1. aAccessions are shown in the “Materials and methods” section
  2. bScaffolds ≥ 5 kb
  3. cCalculated using BUSCO v3 and the Endopterygota database (2440 SCOs) from OrthoDB v9
  4. dAssembled here, see the “Materials and methods” section