Species Information: Caenorhabditis auriculariae

Name Caenorhabditis auriculariae
NCBI Taxonomy ID

Caenorhabditis auriculariae strains available at the CGC

Strain Genotype Description
NKZ352 Caenorhabditis auriculariae wild isolate. Caenorhabditis auriculariae wild isolate. Male-female strain. Maintain by mating at 25C. Can be maintained on NGM with E. coli. C. auriculariae was initially described as an associate of the fruiting bodies of the basidiomycota fungus Auricularia polytricha and recently reisolated from a Platydema mushroom-associated beetle. References: Dayi M, et al. Additional description and genome analyses of Caenorhabditis auriculariae representing the basal lineage of genus Caenorhabditis. Scientific Reports (in press). Tsuda K & Futai K. Nematological Research (Japanese Journal of Nematology) 1999. 29, 18-23