The complete mitogenome of Achalarus lyciades (Lepidoptera: Hesperiidae)

Jinhui Shen, Qian Cong, Nick V. Grishin

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Abstract

We obtained a complete mitochondrial genome of a skipper butterfly Achalarus lyciades (Hesperiidae, Eudaminae) from next generation sequencing reads. The 15,612 bp mitogenome covers 13 protein-coding genes (PCGs), 22 transfer RNA genes (tRNAs), 2 ribosomal RNA genes (rRNAs) and an A + T rich region. Its gene order is typical for mitogenomes of Lepidoptera. Phylogenetic analysis placed A. lyciades as a sister to Lobocla bifasciatus, the only other Eudaminae with available mitogenome.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)581-583
Number of pages3
JournalMitochondrial DNA Part B: Resources
Volume1
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - 2016

Keywords

  • Coeliadinae
  • Eudaminae
  • Lobocla
  • Next-generation sequencing
  • Phylogeny

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Genetics
  • Molecular Biology

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