Species Information: Caenorhabditis sp 36

Name Caenorhabditis sp 36
NCBI Taxonomy ID

Caenorhabditis sp 36 strains available at the CGC

Strain Genotype Description
NKZ392 Caenorhabditis sp 36 wild isolate. Caenorhabditis sp 36 wild isolate. Male-female strain. Maintain by mating. Maintain at 25C. A gonochoristic species isolated from adult weevils (Niphades variegatus), with whom they appear to be tightly associated during its life cycle. A genome comparison highlighted that C. sp. 36 has the smallest genome so far sequenced in the elegans supergroup, despite of being closely related to the largest genome species, C. japonica.