DUSKY [dy]
Lindsley & Grell, 1972, pp. 81-82
location: 1-36.2 (to the right of m).
origin: Spontaneous.
discoverer: Bridges, 16l1.
references: Morgan, Bridges, and Sturtevant, 1925, Bibliog. Genet. 2: 35 (fig.), 224. Slatis and Willermet, 1954, Genetics 39: 45-58. Dorn and Burdick, 1962, Genetics 47: 503-18.
phenotype: Wings smaller than normal but of nearly wild-type shape, dusky in color. Cell expansion inhibited in prepupal as well as pupal period (Waddington, 1940, J. Genet. 41: 75-139). RK1.
cytology: Demerec and Sutton showed that locus lies just to right of 10E1-2 (Demerec, Kaufmann, Fano, Sutton, and Sansome, 1942, Carnegie Inst. Wash. Year Book 41: 191).
other information: No reverse mutations among 2 x 105 progeny of progeny of homozygous females (Pullar). A member of the m-dy pseudoallelic complex.
color figure: P. A. Otto (original)
b & w figure: Edith M. Wallace, unpublished