Experientia

, Volume 36, Issue 10, pp 1160–1161 | Cite as

Mating patterns of virgin and inseminatedDrosophila melanogaster of different alcohol dehydrogenase (Adh) genotypes

  • J. A. McKenzie
  • J. C. Fegent
Specialia

Summary

Female choice mating experiments showed virgin femaleD. melanogaster of the 3Adh genotypes chose heterozygous (Adh F /Adh S ) males most commonly. Inseminated females chose mates randomly, but the likelihood of a female remating was genotypically dependent.

Keywords

Alcohol Alcohol Dehydrogenase Choice Mating Virgin femaleD Female Choice 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. A. McKenzie
    • 1
  • J. C. Fegent
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of GeneticsUniversity of MelbourneParkvilleAustralia

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