List of Drosophila species

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Drosophila is a genus of flies of the family Drosophilidae.

It comprises 1579 described species,[1][2] but is estimated to have several thousands.[3]

Species list[edit]


  1. ^ Bächli, G. 1999-2006. TaxoDros: The database on Taxonomy of Drosophilidae.
  2. ^ Brake, I. & Bächli, G. (2008). Drosophilidae (Diptera). In World Catalogue of Insects, pp. 1-412.
  3. ^ Patterson, Colin (1999). Evolution. Cornell University Press. ISBN 0-8014-8594-0.