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Volume 92 (December 2009)

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General Announcements

            Correction:  Johnson, D.A., 2007,  Dros. Inf. Serv. 90: 156-158. 

Research Notes

Acurio, A., and V. Rafael.  Diversity and geographical distribution of Drosophila (Diptera, Drosophilidae) in Ecuador. 

Badaracco, A., L.A. Quesada-Allue, and M.M. PerezDrosophila melanogaster mutant tan

Cordeiro, J., V.L.S. Valente, and H.J. Schmitz.  Spontaneous melanic mutant found in a Drosophila neocardini natural population. 

Dhananjaya, S.G.  Genotoxicity of sevin in wing primordial cells of Drosophila melanogaster in vivo. 

Dhananjaya, S.G., and K.L. Naik.  Toxic effect of sevin on Drosophila melanogaster

Denny, G., and W.S. Stark..  Vitamin A deprivation does not increase fluorescence of ARF72-RFP, a label for Golgi apparatus, in Drosophila visual receptors. 

Earley, E.J., and B. Wolford.  Mechanosensation diversity across and within Drosophila species. 

Ehrman, L., and R. Wrancher.  Sperm storage and nuptial gifts in Drosophila paulistorum

Fitzpatrick, C.L., L.S. Stevison, and M.A.F. Noor.  Fine-scale crossover rate and interference along the XR-chromosome arm of Drosophila pseudoobscura

Furtado, I.S., M.B. Martins, and J.E. Costa.  First record of Zaprionus indianus (Diptera: Drosophilidae) in the Urucu Petroleum Province in Amazonas, Brazil. 

Garcia, A.C.L., M.S. Gottschalk, M.A. Montes, V.H. Valiati, C. Rohde, and V.L.S. Valente.  Spatial and temporal variation in Drosophilidae (Diptera) abundance in three environments with different vegetal cover levels in a park in Porto, Alegre, southern Brazil. 

Gupta, A.P.  Temperature sensitive gene expression:  Two rules. 

Gupta, A.P.  Evolutionary significance of temperature on gene expression.  

Guruprasad, B.R., and S.N. Hegde.  Sexual behavioral plasticity of D. melanogaster of Chamundi hill. 

Kouser, S., and V. Shakunthala.  Analysis of morphometric traits among few species of Drosophila

Kumar, R., and A. Kumar.  Studies on Drosophilids (Diptera:  Drosophilidae) of Gujarat State in India. 

Mafla-Mantilla, A.B., and G.C. Romero-Estevez.  The heterochromatin of Drosophila inca, D. yangana, and D. huancavilcae of the inca subgroup, repleta group. 

McConnell, K.H., and B.R. Calvi.  Expression of Gal4 alone alters DNA replication and causes cell death in ovarian follicle cells. 

McGaugh, S.E., and M.A.F. Noor.  Drosophila lowei collections from Mount Lemmon, Arizona, in 2009. 

Memmi, B.K., and E. Ath.  The effects of dibutyl phthalate on the development of Drosophila melanogaster

Oliveira, G.F., K.P.S. de Melo, A.C.L. Garcia, and C. Rohde.  First record of Zaprionus indianus (Diptera: Drosophilidae) in Fernando de Noronha, an Oceanic Island of Pernambuco State, Brazil. 

Onder, B.S., and M. Yilmaz.  The effect of dietary restriction on developmental time in Drosophila melanogaster and its sibling D. simulans

Otte, V., B. Maughan, T. Hartwig, K. Matta, J. Ross, R. DiFilippo, and E.B. Dubrovsky.  A genetic analysis of the cytological region 46F-47B containing the Drosophila melanogaster homolog of the ELAC2 PCA susceptibility gene. 

Pavkovic-Lucic, S., L. Lucic, and D. Milicic.  Preliminary list of the fauna of Drosophilidae from Uzice, Serbia. 

Perrigue, P., D. Ling, and P. Salvaterra.  “Lights-Off” phenotype in Drosophila containing and UAS-Ab42 transgene. 

Reyes, N., C. Saez, C. Verdugo, H. Munoz, and R. Godoy-Herrera.  Response to light and distribution of Drosophila larvae in a feeding experiment. 

Rozhok, A.I., O. Bilousov, O.V. Protsenko, O. Zhuk, and I.A. Kozeretska.  Occurrence of P element in natural populations of Drosophila melanogaster in Ukraine. 

Santos, M.H., F.F. Franco, and M.H. Manfrin.  The mitochondrial COI gene fails as DNA barcoding in the sibling species of Drosophila buzzatii cluster. 

Santos, M.H., E. Hasson, F.M. Sene, and M.H. Manfrin.  Esterase-5 gene sequences from the Drosophila buzzatii cluster species. 

Shivanna, N., N.B. Vandal, S.L. Kudupali, and S.B. Shetty.  Olfactory response of Drosophila flies for different fruits. 

Silva, D.C., K. dos Santos, E.C. Gustani, P.T. Rodrigues, D.P. Simao, L.P.B. Machado, and R.P. Mateus.  Esterase loci differences, specificities, and body expression patterns in species of the Drosophila guarani group (Diptera: Drosophilidae). 

Sowmya, M.L., and S.N. Hegde.  Male remounting in three species of Drosophila montium subgroup. 

Technique Notes

Doge, J.S., C.J.C. Hochmuller, V.L.S. Valente, and R. Tidon.  Potential use of marker pen ink as a marking method for drosophilids. 

Ottman, J.T., and J.J. Hellack.  Effect of Fly Nap on ovipositing and fertility in Basc mutant and wild type Drosophila melanogaster

Pool, J.E.  Notes regarding the collection of African Drosophila melanogaster

New Species

Matsuda, M., and Y.N. Tobari.  Drosophila parapallidosa Tobari, sp. nov., is a new member of the D. ananassae species complex. 

Mutation Notes

Calabria, G., and F. Mestres.  New wing mutation in Drosophila subobscura

Calabria, G., M. Vila-Farre, and F. Mestres.  Wing mutations detected in Drosophila subobscura.        

Dmitrieva, O., E.G. Ugnivenko, K. Kirsanov, R. Sidorov, and E.M. Khovanova.  New mutants of D. simulans in Kolzov Developmental Biology Institution, Moscow. 

Sousa-Neves, R., J. Schinaman, and J. Cater.  Novel mutants in D. simulans

Teaching Notes

Benson, J.L., A.M. Boulton, C.W. Coates, A.C. Lyons, S.J. Rossiter, and R.C. Woodruff.       Rare male mating advantage in Drosophila melanogaster

Bernard, K.E., T.L. Parkes, and T.J.S. Merritt.  Teaching behavioral genetics using Drosophila larval phototaxis. 

Castaneda-Sortibran, A.N., M.A. Carballo-Ontiveros, L. Michan-Aguirre, and R. Rodriguez-Arnaiz.  The BLOG:  A new electronic resource for teaching in the XXIST century. 

Rex, C.M., S.J. Rossiter, A.C. Lyons, and R.C. Woodruff.  Negative synergistic epistasis in Drosophila melanogaster

Tare, M., O.R.G. Puli, S.M. Oros, and A. Singh.  Drosophila adult eye model to teach Scanning Electron Microscopy in an undergraduate cell biology laboratory. 

Thompson, J.N., jr., C.N. Hallman, M.A. Anderson, T.R. Bradford, S.J. Lee, K.L. Meyer, S.J. Smith, A.S. Theppote, R.E. Woodson, S.D. Kinzie, and B. Safiejko-Mroczka.  Heat shock effects upon cell death in Bar eye quantified by scanning electron microscopy. 

Woodruff, R.C., and K.D. Onasch.  The identification of hidden genetic variation (recessive visible mutations) in a natural population of Drosophila melanogaster

Other Reports

50th Annual Drosophila Research Conference, Chicago, IL. 

The North American Drosophila Board