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A species spectrum of Montium-Subgroup of Drosophila Species from different Geographical Regions of Uttar Pradesh in India

Author Affiliations

  • 1Department of Zoology, Harinam Singh Baghel Science and Technology College, Salon, Raebareli, UP, INDIA

Int. Res. J. Biological Sci., Volume 4, Issue (2), Pages 68-69, February,10 (2015)


The present investigation deals with species spectrum of montium- subgroup of Drosophila flies were collected from different geographical localities of Uttar Pradesh in India during different seasons by using fermented banana baits. The flies were collected from Munsiganj and Lalganj from Raebareli District; Kalakankar and Mangarh from Pratapgarh ; Bighapur and Navabganj from Unnao and Pallia and Dudhawa from Lakhimpur District of Uttar Pradesh in India. The flies were collected and kept in 70% alcohol . Male and Female flies were grouped on the basis of morphological characters and analyzed taxonomically on the basis of genital structure. In the present study we focused on only montium- subgroup of Drosophila species. In this group we find Drosophila jambulina,D.kikkawai and D.punjabiensis from different geographical regions of Uttar Pradesh in India.


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