TITLE

A fly by any other name

AUTHOR(S)
Dalton, Rex
PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
Nature;1/22/2009, Vol. 457 Issue 7228, p368
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses a proposal by Kim van der Linde and colleagues to the International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature (ICZN) regarding a reclassification of Drosophila melanogaster, which is the primary species in genetic research. Topics include the controversy regarding reclassification, comments by the director of the Drosophila Species Stock Center, Therese Markow, who does not support the change, and why some taxonomists think it is time to reorder the Drosophila species.
ACCESSION #
36174884

 

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