Mutations in the Screw-Worm Fly1

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Nine mutations in the screw-worm fly (Cochliomyia hominivorax (Coquerel)) are described. Seven are dominant, five affecting wing characteristics, one affecting body color, and one affecting oral vibrissae. Two are sex-linked recessives, one affecting body color and one affecting wing venation. Pertinent genetic data arc presented for each mutant stock.

Document Type: Research Article

Publication date: October 1, 1962

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