[Taxacom] Drosophila melanogaster name change?

Kim van der Linde kim at kimvdlinde.com
Fri Apr 16 07:59:00 CDT 2010



On 4/16/2010 1:24 AM, Don.Colless at csiro.au wrote:
>
> I just have to say that if one has to extract, prepare, etc., the
> male genitalia to place as fly in a genus, then it's a lousy genus -
> and what about all the poor females, doomed to languish just as
> "drosophilids".

Ok, you you propose to lump the genera with in the family Drosophilidae 
that are based on genitalia characteristics alone? That would be a 
revolution......

Kim




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