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A New Eye Mutant, apricot, of the Oriental Fruit Fly, Bactrocera dorsalis (Hendel) (Diptera: Tephritidae), and its Mating Preference
|Title:||A New Eye Mutant, apricot, of the Oriental Fruit Fly, Bactrocera dorsalis (Hendel) (Diptera: Tephritidae), and its Mating Preference|
|Publisher:||Hawaiian Entomological Society|
|Citation:||Poramarcom R. 1992. A new eye mutant, apricot, of the Oriental fruit fly, Bactrocera dorsalis (Hendel) (Diptera: Tephritidae), and its mating preference. Proc Hawaiian Entomol Soc 31:165-169.|
|Abstract:||Genetic crossing experiments of the apricot eye (ap) mutant, discovered in a recently introduced laboratory colony of Bactrocera dorsalis (Hendel), demonstrated that it was inherited as an autosomal recessive gene. Mating preference tests showed that both apricot eye females and wild-type females preferred to male with males of their own strains. However, only wild-type males were highly successful in mating with both types of females.|
|Appears in Collections:||Volume 31 – 1992 : Hawaiian Entomological Society|
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