Lindsley & Grell, 1972, pp. 152-153
discoverer: Bridges, 1923.
references: Morgan, Sturtevant, and Bridges, 1924, Carnegie Inst. Wash. Year Book 23: 231-36.
Bridges, 1925, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S. 11: 701-5.
phenotype: Heterozygous females have Minute bristles. Lethal in males. Viability and fertility low. Pupation delayed about 42 hr at 25oC (Brehme). Wing cells smaller than normal (Brehme, 1941, J. Exptl. Zool. 88: 135-60). Increases somatic crossing over in X chromosome (Stern, 1936, Genetics 21: 625-730). RK2.
color figure: P. A. Otto (original)
b & w figure: Edith M. Wallace, unpublished