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Somatic chromosomes of Acridotheres fuscus fuscus Wagler and Acridotheres tristis tristis Linnaeus



Somatic chromosomes of Acridotheres fuscus fuscus Wagler and Acridotheres tristis tristis Linnaeus



Cytologia (Tokyo): 453: 403-410



The somatic chromosome number of the jungle myna, A. f. fuscus, and the common myna, A. t. tristis, both belonging to the family Sturnidae, is 74 and 80, respectively. The sex mechanism is of the ZZ/ZW type. The W-chromosome is the smallest macrochromosome and can easily be identified. The macro- and microchromosomes have the same staining affinity and are in no way different except in their size.

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DOI: 10.1508/cytologia.45.403


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