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Contrasting Patterns of Differentiation Inferred from Traditional Genetic Markers in the Process of Speciation

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Title: Contrasting Patterns of Differentiation Inferred from Traditional Genetic Markers in the Process of Speciation
Authors: Sene, Fabio Melo
Pereira, Maria Augusta Querubim Rodrigues
Vilela, Carlos Ribeiro
Issue Date: 1988
Publisher: University of Hawaii Press
Citation: Sene FM, Pereira MAQR, Vilela CR. 1988. Contrasting patterns of differentiation inferred from traditional genetic markers in the process of speciation. Pac Sci 42(1-2): 81-88.
Abstract: Populations of Drosophila serido from various geographic origins
were characterized using four markers: morphology of male genitals, inversions
in polytene chromosomes, morphology and heterochromatin of metaphase
chromosomes, and reproductive isolation. In all cases the species shows
itself to be polytypic, but the geographic distribution patterns vary according
to the marker utilized. The validity of the use of these parameters for taxonomic
purposes and/or for understanding the mechanisms involved in the
differentiation among populations is discussed.
URI/DOI: http://hdl.handle.net/10125/1067
ISSN: 0030-8870
Appears in Collections:Pacific Science Volume 42, Numbers 1-2, 1988



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