Spreading of heterochromatin and karyotype differentiation in two Tropidacris Scudder, 1869 species (Orthoptera, Romaleidae)

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Marília de França Rocha; Mariana Bozina Pine; Elizabeth Felipe Alves dos Santos Oliveira; Vilma Loreto; Raquel Bozini Gallo; Carlos Roberto Maximiano da Silva; Fernando Campos de Domenico; Renata da Rosa;
(2015)
  • Publisher: Pensoft Publishers
  • Journal: volume 9,issue 3,pages435-450issn: 1993-0771, eissn: 1993-078X
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.3897/CompCytogen.v9i3.5160, pmc: PMC4547036
  • Subject: Romaleidae | Chromosome banding repetitive DNA speciation histone H3 gene 18S rDNA | Arthropoda | repetitive DNA | Acridoidea | Animalia | Chromosome banding | speciation | QH426-470 | Genetics | Orthoptera | 18S rDNA | OrthopteraAnimalia | Research Articles | histone H3 gene | Insecta | TropidacrisAnimalia

Abstract Tropidacris Scudder, 1869 is a genus widely distributed throughout the Neotropical region where speciation was probably promoted by forest reduction during the glacial and interglacial periods. There are no cytogenetic studies of Tropidacris, and information al... View more
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