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Property Mean dry mass (female)
Organism Fruit fly Drosophila melanogaster
Range 0.281-0.351
Units mg
Reference Worthen, W.B., Latitudinal Variation in Developmental Time and Mass in Drosophila melanogaster. 1996. Evolution. 50(6) link p. 2327
Comments The variation in the mass of Drosophila is primarily due to temperature.
Entered By Phil Mongiovi
Date Added Nov 14, 2008 12:17 AM
Date Edited Apr 19, 2012 10:35 AM
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