Journal of Genetics

, Volume 49, Issue 1, pp 38–41 | Cite as

Genetics and cytology ofDrosophila subobscura

III. Transplantation of eye-buds betweenDrosophila subobscura andDrosophila melanogaster
  • J. M. Rendel
  • A. C. E. Suley


  1. 1.

    Cardinal inDrosophila subobscura, now called vermilion, is homologous with vermilion inD. melanogaster.

  2. 2.

    Scarlet and cherry implants are autonomous in wild-type hosts and are not homologous with cinnabar.

  3. 3.

    Poppy implants are autonomous in wild-type hosts, but poppy maroon implants are pinker in wild-type hosts. Poppy may behave like bright inD. melanogaster.

  4. 4.

    Wild type is autonomous in maroon. Maroon is therefore not homologous with claret.



Kynurenine Cinnabar Copper Sulphate Brown Pigment Diffusible Substance 
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© Indian Academy of Sciences 1948

Authors and Affiliations

  • J. M. Rendel
    • 1
  • A. C. E. Suley
    • 2
  1. 1.National Animal Breeding Research OrganizationInstitute of Animal GeneticsEdinburgh
  2. 2.Department of BiometryUniversity CollegeLondon

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