• Allen M. (2019) Transcriptome Sequencing of Immature Ants Reveals the Complete Genome Sequence of a New Isolate of Solenopsis invicta Virus 2 from the Mississippi Delta. Microbiology Resource Announcements 8(18), e01115-18, /mra/8/18/MRA.01115-18.atom.

Solenopsis invicta virus 2 (SINV-2) is an RNA virus that infects red imported fire ants. I report the genome sequence of SINV-2MSD, an isolate infecting ants collected from Mississippi. The obtained genome is 11,303 nucleotides, including six open reading frames encoding four structural proteins, a helicase, and an RNA-dependent RNA polymerase.

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