Drosophila robusta

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Drosophila robusta
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Diptera
Genus: Drosophila
Subgenus: Drosophila
species group: robusta
species subgroup: robusta
Species: D. robusta
Binomial name
Drosophila robusta
Sturtevant, 1916

Drosophila robusta is a fly species in the genus Drosophila, first described by Alfred Sturtevant in 1916.[1]


  1. ^ William B. Provine (2000). "Alfred Henry Sturtevant and crosses between Drosophila melanogaster and Drosophila simulas". In James Franklin Crow & William F. Dove. Perspectives on genetics: anecdotal, historical, and critical commentaries, 1987-1998. University of Wisconsin Press. ISBN 978-0-299-16604-5.