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Additions to the Drosophila fauna of New Guinea

D. Angus

Additions to the Drosophila fauna of New Guinea

by D. Angus

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Published by University of Queensland Press in St. Lucia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Drosophila,
  • Diptera -- New Guinea

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliography.

    Statementby D. Angus.
    SeriesUniversity of Queensland papers. Department of Zoology -- v. 3, no. 3., Papers (University of Queensland. Dept of Zoology) -- v. 3, no. 3.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. 31-42.
    Number of Pages42
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17606237M
    OCLC/WorldCa6673055

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Additions to the Drosophila fauna of New Guinea by D. Angus Download PDF EPUB FB2

Title: Additions to the Drosophila Fauna of New Guinea Author: Angus Subject: University of Queensland Papers Keywords: Vol.3 / Page Created Date.

Origin. New Guinea is a large island located north of Australia, and south-east of is part of the Australian Plate, known as Sahul, and once formed part of the supercontinent origin of most New Guinea fauna is closely linked to Australia.

Gondwana began to break up million years ago, and Sahul separated from Antarctica 50 million years ago. Purchase Drosophila - 1st Edition. Print Book & E-Book. ISBNBook Edition: 1. New Guinea possesses a rich, and at present little known fauna of Drosophila and of related genera of Drosophilidae.

Our exploratory collecting in the eastern half of New Guinea (the territories of Papua and of New Guinea) has shown that the species compo­ sition varies a great deal from locality to locality, depending presumably on vegetation. This new book brings together all the systematic, taxonomic, and distributional research conducted on the region's bird families over the last 70 years.

Bruce Beehler and Thane Pratt provide the scientific foundation for the names, geographic distributions, and systematic arrangement of New Guinea's bird fauna. The Australian members of the genus Drosophila are reviewed, with redescriptions of many species; 40 new species are also described, bringing the known total to A key to species is provided.

The Australian Drosophila fauna is dominated by members of the subgenus Scaptodrosophila, most of which appear to be endemic. The bulk of the Australian Drosophila fauna is substantially different from. This book can't be praised highly enough. The text, the maps, and the illustrations all make it a great reference work.

It is amazing to have a book of this quality on the mammals of New Guinea considering that there is nothing even aproaching this standard written about many more accessible parts of Reviews: 4.

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Purchase Recent Advances in the use of Drosophila in Neurobiology and Neurodegeneration, Volume 99 - 1st Edition. Print Book & E-Book. ISBNbook The ecology of invasions by animals and plants (Elton, ). Ecological interactions between invasive and native species (as predation and competition) often.

A fact from Fauna of New Guinea appeared on Wikipedia's Main Page in the Did you know. column on 6 August The text of the entry was as follows: "Did you know Recent additions//August Looking through my Mammals of New Guinea book, Thomas did describe many of the species.

Haven't found any of Shaw yet. Gupta JP, Dwivedi YN (a) Further addition to Drosophila fauna of Darjeeling, Indaia. Entomon – Google Scholar Gupta JP, Dwivedi YN (b) Records of two known and one new species of Drosophila (Drosophilidae: Diptera) from India.

This book is the first definitive ornithological field guide to New Guinea, the world's second largest in the Old World.

Because of its isolation, New Guinea's biota includes spectacular radiations of unusual plants and animals (of which the birds of paradise are perhaps best known). The region has long attracted naturalists, ecologists. Gressitt New Guinea is a fantastic island, unique and fascinating.

It is an area of incredible variety of geomorphology, biota, peoples, languages, history, tradi­ tions and cultures. Diversity is its prime characteristic, whatever the subject of interest. Most stocks were from the Bloomington Drosophila Stock Center, while the l(2)k and l(2)k strains were provided by the Berkeley Drosophila Genome Project Stock Center.

The mfl 1 allele was isolated in a small-scale P-element mutagenesis screen performed essentially according to the “reversion jumping” scheme (Tower et al., ).

About this book. Many mammal species of New Guinea are unknown anywhere else except as fossils. This book describes the indigenous species of the island in detail. This new edition has been completely rewritten and includes details on 24 additional species, as well as new illustrations.

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The book provides a background of the geography of New Guinea, the origins and characteristics of its butterfly fauna, and special considerations of New Guinea butterfly ecology and conservation.

The species recorded from Papua New Guinea and a checklist of the species occurring in Papua New Guinea and Iryan Jaya as a whole are also Reviews: 2.

The island of New Guinea is the second largest in the world. It lies between and 12 degrees south of the equator in the region referred to as equatorial or the `hot-wet tropics'. The island is approximately 2, kilometres from east to west with an area of aroundsquare kilometres.

It is divided politically into Papua New Guinea. Papua New Guinea is an island nation situated in the Pacific, north of Australia. As of88 percent of the roughly eight million people living in Papua New Guinea live in rural areas.

Despite the country’s plentiful natural resources, many people lack access to basic services such as roads, electricity and healthcare.

Papua New Guinea - Papua New Guinea - Languages: The official languages of the country all reflect its colonial history. English is the main language of government and commerce. In most everyday contexts the most widely spoken language is Tok Pisin (“Pidgin Language”; also called Melanesian Pidgin or Neo-Melanesian), a creole combining grammatical elements of indigenous languages, some.The centromere-specific histone variant CENP-A (CID in Drosophila) is a structural and functional foundation for kinetochore formation and chromosomewe show that overexpressed CID is mislocalized into normally noncentromeric regions in Drosophila tissue culture cells and animals.

Analysis of mitoses in living and fixed cells reveals that mitotic delays, anaphase bridges.Population samples and marker fragment identification: We have sampled isofemale lines from 16 locations in Asia, Australia, and America covering almost the entire species range of D.

ananassae (Table 1).The abbreviated names of the sampling locations (as given in Table 1) are used throughout this information on genomic DNA is limited in D.

ananassae and D. melanogaster is a.