Journal of Genetics

, 55:61 | Cite as

Chromosome inversions in natural populations ofchirnomus tentans

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  • A. B. Acton


A study was made of chromosome inversions in seven different natural populations in the British Isles of the larvae ofChironomus tentans. With few exceptions the inversions are morphologically indistinguishable from those found by Beermann (1955a) in Germany and Sweden.


Pericentric Inversion Breeding Experiment Chromosome Inversion Paracentric Inversion Chromosome Arrangement 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. B. Acton
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Zoology and Comparative AnatomyUniversity of OxfordOxford
  2. 2.Department of GeneticsThe University, GlasgowGlasgow

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