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Sphenodon punctatus

Taxonomy ID: 8508 (for references in articles please use NCBI:txid8508)
current name
Sphenodon punctatus (Gray, 1842)
Hatteria punctata Gray, 1842
type material of Hatteria punctata: BMNH:1946.1.22.3
Genbank common name: tuatara
NCBI BLAST name: lizards & snakes
Rank: species
Genetic code: Translation table 1 (Standard)
Mitochondrial genetic code: Translation table 2 (Vertebrate Mitochondrial)
Other names:
common name(s) hatteria
Lineage( full )
cellular organisms; Eukaryota; Opisthokonta; Metazoa; Eumetazoa; Bilateria; Deuterostomia; Chordata; Craniata; Vertebrata; Gnathostomata; Teleostomi; Euteleostomi; Sarcopterygii; Dipnotetrapodomorpha; Tetrapoda; Amniota; Sauropsida; Sauria; Lepidosauria; Sphenodontia; Sphenodontidae; Sphenodon
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Database name Direct links
Nucleotide 2,771
Protein 759
Genome 1
Popset 57
PubMed Central 285
Gene 12
SRA Experiments 109
Identical Protein Groups 425
BioProject 6
BioSample 44
Assembly 1
Taxonomy 1

Genome Information

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Reference: How to cite this resource - Schoch CL, et al. NCBI Taxonomy: a comprehensive update on curation, resources and tools. Database (Oxford). 2020: baaa062. PubMed: 32761142 PMC: PMC7408187.

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