Genetica

, Volume 47, Issue 1, pp 73–76

Variation in abdomen pigmentation in Drosophila melanogaster females

  • Alan Robertson
  • D. A. Briscoe
  • J. H. Louw
Article

DOI: 10.1007/BF00122443

Cite this article as:
Robertson, A., Briscoe, D.A. & Louw, J.H. Genetica (1977) 47: 73. doi:10.1007/BF00122443

Summary

A locus affecting abdomen pigmentation of Drosophila melanogaster females is shown to have a large number of alleles in wild populations. Some of these also affect sternopleural bristle count.

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© Dr W. Junk BV Publishers 1977

Authors and Affiliations

  • Alan Robertson
    • 1
  • D. A. Briscoe
    • 2
  • J. H. Louw
    • 3
  1. 1.Institute of Animal GeneticsEdinburghUnited Kingdom
  2. 2.Department of BiologyMacquarie UniversityAustralia
  3. 3.Department of GeneticsStellenbosch UniversitySouth Africa

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