Génomes de fourmis

En 2015, 10 génomes de fourmis étaient séquencés, voir un article de synthèse (Nygaard and Wurm 2015) :
- Linepithema humile (Smith et al 2011),
- Ooceraea
(Cerapachys) biroi (Oxley et al 2014)
- Camponotus floridanus (Bonasio et al 2010)
- Formica selysi (Purcell et al 2014)
- Acromyrmex echiniator (Nygaard 2011)
- Atta cephalotes (Suen et al 2011)
- Cardiocondyla obscurior (Schrader et al 2014)
- Pogonomyrmex barbatus (Smith et al 2011)
- Solenopsis invicta (Wurm et al 2011)
- Harpegnathos saltator (Bonasio et al 2010)

En 2018 on était déjà à 23 espèces (Favreau 2018).

Global Ant Genomics Alliance (GAGA), un projet de génome des fourmis du monde (Genome Sequences for the Ant Genera of the World) pour obtenir le génome de 200 espèces de fourmis, incluant leur microbiote.

Voir
- Bonasio, R., G. Zhang, C. Ye, N. S. Mutti, X. Fang, N. Qin, G. Donahue, P. Yang, Q. Li, C. Li, et al. (2010). Genomic Comparison of the Ants
Camponotus floridanus and Harpegnathos saltator. Science 329(5995): 1068-1071.
- Favreau, E., C. Martínez-Ruiz, L. Rodrigues Santiago, R. L. Hammond and Y. Wurm (2018). Genes and genomic processes underpinning the social lives of ants. Current Opinion in Insect Science 25: 83-90. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cois.2017.12.001
- Oxley, Peter R., L. Ji, I. Fetter-Pruneda, Sean K. McKenzie, C. Li, H. Hu, G. Zhang and Daniel J. C. Kronauer (2014). The Genome of the Clonal Raider Ant
Cerapachys biroi. Current Biology. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cub.2014.01.018
- Nyygaard S. (2011). The genome of the leaf-cutting ant
Acromyrmex echinatior suggests key adaptations to advanced social life and fungus farming. – Genome Research 21: 1339-1348.
- Nygaard, S. and Y. Wurm (2015). Ant genomics (Hymenoptera: Formicidae): challenges to overcome and opportunities to seize. Myrmecological News 21: 59-72.
- Purcell, J., A. Brelsford, Y. Wurm, N. Perrin and M. Chapuisat (2014). Convergent Genetic Architecture Underlies Social Organization in Ants. Current Biology 24(22): 2728-2732. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cub.2014.09.071
- Schrader, L., J. W. Kim, D. Ence, A. Zimin, A. Klein, K. Wyschetzki, T. Weichselgartner, C. Kemena, J. Stökl, E. Schultner, et al. (2014). Transposable element islands facilitate adaptation to novel environments in an invasive species. Nat Commun 5. 10.1038/ncomms6495
- Smith, C.D et al (2011). Draft genome of the globally widespread and invasive Argentine ant (Linepithema humile). – Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 108: 5673-5678.
- Suen, G., C. Teiling, L. Li, C. Holt, E. Abouheif, E. Bornberg-Bauer, P. Bouffard, E. J. Caldera, E. Cash, A. Cavanaugh, et al. (2011). The Genome Sequence of the Leaf-Cutter Ant
Atta cephalotes Reveals Insights into Its Obligate Symbiotic Lifestyle. PLoS Genet 7(2): e1002007.
- Wurm, Y., J. Wang, O. Riba-Grognuz, M. Corona, S. Nygaard, B. G. Hunt, K. K. Ingram, L. Falquet, M. Nipitwattanaphon, D. Gotzek, et al. (2011). The genome of the fire ant
Solenopsis invicta. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 108:5679-5684.