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Drosophila mojavensis

Drosophila mojavensis is a cactophilic species of fruit fly from the southwestern United States and Mexico, and was one of 12 fruitfly genomes sequenced for a large comparative study.[1]

Drosophila mojavensis
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Drosophila mojavensis complex
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D. mojavensis
Binomial name
Drosophila mojavensis
Patterson et al., 1940
Drosophila mojavensis - Female

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Drosophila 12 Genomes Consortium; et al. (2007). "Evolution of genes and genomes on the Drosophila phylogeny". Nature. 450 (7167): 203–218. doi:10.1038/nature06341. PMID 17994087.

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