IDENTIFICATION OF THE THREE SIBLING SPECIES OF ANOPHELES FARAUTI LAVERAN BY THE BANDING PATTERN OF THEIR POLYTENE CHROMOSOMES

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  • R. J. Mahon

    1. Virus Ecology Research Group, Research School of Biological Sciences, Australian National University, P.O. Box 475, Canberra City, A.C.T. 2601.
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Abstract

A photographic map of the polytene chromosomes of Anopheles farauti No. 1 larvae has been prepared. Using this map to locate specific paracentric inversions, larvae of all 3 currently recognised sibling species may be reliably identified.

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