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Ensembl Species

Note: to find out which species were in previous releases, please see the table of assemblies

Common nameScientific nameTaxon IDEnsembl AssemblyAccessionGenebuild MethodVariation databaseRegulation database
AlpacaAlpacaVicugna pacos30538vicPac1-Projection build--
Amazon mollyAmazon mollyPoecilia formosa48698Poecilia_formosa-5.1.2GCA_000485575.1Full genebuild--
Anole lizardAnole lizardAnolis carolinensis28377AnoCar2.0GCA_000090745.1Full genebuild--
ArmadilloArmadilloDasypus novemcinctus9361Dasnov3.0GCA_000208655.2Mixed strategy build--
BushbabyBushbabyOtolemur garnettii30611OtoGar3GCA_000181295.3Full genebuild--
C.intestinalisC.intestinalisCiona intestinalis7719KHGCA_000224145.1Full genebuild-Y
C.savignyiC.savignyiCiona savignyi51511CSAV 2.0-Full genebuild--
C. elegansC. elegansCaenorhabditis elegans6239WBcel235GCA_000002985.3Import-Y
CatCatFelis catus9685Felis_catus_6.2GCA_000181335.2Mixed strategy buildY-
Cave fishCave fishAstyanax mexicanus7994AstMex102GCA_000372685.1Full genebuild--
ChickenChickenGallus gallus9031Gallus_gallus-5.0GCA_000002315.3Full genebuildYY
ChimpanzeeChimpanzeePan troglodytes9598CHIMP2.1.4GCA_000001515.4Full genebuildYY
Chinese softshell turtleChinese softshell turtlePelodiscus sinensis13735PelSin_1.0GCA_000230535.1Mixed strategy build--
CodCodGadus morhua8049gadMor1-Mixed strategy build--
CoelacanthCoelacanthLatimeria chalumnae7897LatCha1GCA_000225785.1Full genebuild--
CowCowBos taurus9913UMD3.1GCA_000003055.3Full genebuildYY
DogDogCanis lupus familiaris9615CanFam3.1GCA_000002285.2Full genebuildYY
DolphinDolphinTursiops truncatus9739turTru1-Projection build--
DuckDuckAnas platyrhynchos8839BGI_duck_1.0GCA_000355885.1Full genebuild--
ElephantElephantLoxodonta africana9785Loxafr3.0GCA_000001905.1Full genebuild--
FerretFerretMustela putorius furo9669MusPutFur1.0GCA_000215625.1Mixed strategy build--
FlycatcherFlycatcherFicedula albicollis59894FicAlb_1.4GCA_000247815.1Full genebuild--
FruitflyFruitflyDrosophila melanogaster7227BDGP6GCA_000001215.4ImportYY
FuguFuguTakifugu rubripes31033FUGU 4.0-Full genebuild--
GibbonGibbonNomascus leucogenys61853Nleu1.0GCA_000146795.1Full genebuildY-
GorillaGorillaGorilla gorilla gorilla9595gorGor3.1GCA_000151905.1Full genebuild--
Guinea PigGuinea PigCavia porcellus10141cavPor3-Full genebuild--
HedgehogHedgehogErinaceus europaeus9365eriEur1-Projection build--
HorseHorseEquus caballus9796Equ Cab 2GCA_000002305.1Full genebuildY-
HumanHumanHomo sapiens9606GRCh38.p10GCA_000001405.25Full genebuildYY
HyraxHyraxProcavia capensis9813proCap1-Projection build--
Kangaroo ratKangaroo ratDipodomys ordii10020dipOrd1-Projection build--
LampreyLampreyPetromyzon marinus7757Pmarinus_7.0-Full genebuild--
Lesser hedgehog tenrecLesser hedgehog tenrecEchinops telfairi9371TENREC-Projection build--
MacaqueMacaqueMacaca mulatta9544Mmul_8.0.1GCA_000772875.3Full genebuildYY
MarmosetMarmosetCallithrix jacchus9483C_jacchus3.2.1GCA_000004665.1Full genebuild--
MedakaMedakaOryzias latipes8090HdrR-Full genebuild--
MegabatMegabatPteropus vampyrus132908pteVam1-Projection build--
MicrobatMicrobatMyotis lucifugus59463Myoluc2.0GCA_000147115.1Full genebuild--
MouseMouseMus musculus10090GRCm38.p5GCA_000001635.7Full genebuildYY
Mouse LemurMouse LemurMicrocebus murinus30608Mmur_2.0GCA_000165445.2Full genebuild--
Olive baboonOlive baboonPapio anubis9555PapAnu2.0GCA_000264685.1Full genebuild--
OpossumOpossumMonodelphis domestica13616monDom5GCF_000002295.2Full genebuildY-
OrangutanOrangutanPongo abelii9601PPYG2-Projection buildY-
PandaPandaAiluropoda melanoleuca9646ailMel1GCA_000004335.1Full genebuild--
PigPigSus scrofa9823Sscrofa10.2GCA_000003025.4Full genebuildYY
PikaPikaOchotona princeps9978OchPri2.0-Ens-Projection build--
PlatyfishPlatyfishXiphophorus maculatus8083Xipmac4.4.2GCA_000241075.1Full genebuild--
PlatypusPlatypusOrnithorhynchus anatinus9258OANA5GCF_000002275.2Full genebuildYY
RabbitRabbitOryctolagus cuniculus9986OryCun2.0GCA_000003625.1Full genebuild-Y
RatRatRattus norvegicus10116Rnor_6.0GCA_000001895.4Mixed strategy buildYY
S. cerevisiaeS. cerevisiaeSaccharomyces cerevisiae4932R64-1-1GCA_000146045.2ImportYY
SheepSheepOvis aries9940Oar_v3.1GCA_000298735.1Mixed strategy buildY-
ShrewShrewSorex araneus42254sorAra1-Projection build--
SlothSlothCholoepus hoffmanni9358choHof1-Projection build--
Spotted garSpotted garLepisosteus oculatus7918LepOcu1GCA_000242695.1Full genebuild--
SquirrelSquirrelIctidomys tridecemlineatus43179spetri2GCA_000236235.1Full genebuild--
SticklebackSticklebackGasterosteus aculeatus69293BROAD S1-Full genebuild--
TarsierTarsierCarlito syrichta1868482tarSyr1-Projection build--
Tasmanian devilTasmanian devilSarcophilus harrisii9305Devil_ref v7.0GCA_000189315.1Mixed strategy build--
TetraodonTetraodonTetraodon nigroviridis99883TETRAODON 8.0-Full genebuildY-
TilapiaTilapiaOreochromis niloticus8128Orenil1.0GCA_000188235.1Mixed strategy build--
Tree ShrewTree ShrewTupaia belangeri37347tupBel1-Projection build--
TurkeyTurkeyMeleagris gallopavo9103Turkey_2.01GCA_000146605.1Full genebuildY-
Vervet-AGMVervet-AGMChlorocebus sabaeus60711ChlSab1.1GCA_000409795.2Full genebuild--
WallabyWallabyNotamacropus eugenii9315Meug_1.0GCA_000004035.1Projection build--
XenopusXenopusXenopus tropicalis8364JGI 4.2GCA_000004195.1Full genebuild-Y
Zebra FinchZebra FinchTaeniopygia guttata59729taeGut3.2.4-Full genebuildY-
ZebrafishZebrafishDanio rerio7955GRCz10GCA_000002035.3Mixed strategy buildYY

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