Drosophila Species Scaptodrosophila nitidithorax
Scaptodrosophila nitidithorax is a member of the coracina species group.
This species is endemic to Australia and has only been collected in south-west Western Australia. 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.