Drosophila Species Scaptodrosophila novoguineensis


Scaptodrosophila novoguineensis is a member of the Scaptodrosophila genus.

This species occurs in the tropical rainforests of New Guinea and Australia. In Australia it has been recorded between Heathlands (Queensland) and Laceys Creek (Queensland) along the East coast. Little is known about this species.

The genome of this species is in the process of being sequenced as part of the "Adaptation to climate change research project", which is funded by a Science & Industry Endowment Fund (SIEF) Research grant.