I Give You Sophophora Melanogaster | GenomeWeb

Recent studies have shown that Drosophila melanogaster is, well, not part of the Drosophila genus, blogs Larry Moran. Since taxonomists are cladists, Moran says this will lead to a renaming of the model organism to Sophophora melanogaster.

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