Definitions

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  • proper n. A taxonomic family within the order Diptera — comprising the fruit flies, vinegar flies, wine flies, pomace flies, grape flies, and picked fruit-flies.

Etymologies

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Drosophila +‎ -idae

Examples

  • “Of all the groups of organisms, plants or animals, that can be studied on islands, the Hawaiian Drosophilidae are supreme,” writes a population biologist named Mark Williamson.

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  • Many substances that are necessary for the proper functioning of an organism are proteins. proboscis The slender, tubular feeding and sucking organ of certain invertebrates, such as insects, worms and mollusks. fruit fly Any of various small insects of the family Drosophilidae, having larvae that feed on ripening or fermenting fruits and vegetables.

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  • We observed freezing in diapausing 3 rd instar larvae of Chymomyza amoena (Diptera: Drosophilidae), which survive freezing if it occurs above − 14°C, and non-diapausing 3 rd instar larvae of C. amoena and Drosophila melanogaster

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  • (Diptera: Drosophilidae), neither of which survive freezing.

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  • Chymomyza amoena (Diptera, Drosophilidae), which survive internal ice formation

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  • Drosophila is a member of the Drosophilidae, the vinegar or pomace flies.

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  • The Drosophilidae of the Southwest, Directed by J. T. Patterson, Professor of Zoology, The University of Texas.

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  • Chymomyza amoena Larvae (Diptera, Drosophilidae) and Laboratory Induction of Freeze Tolerance.

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