Drosophila Species Scaptodrosophila xanthorrhoeae


Scaptodrosophila xanthorrhoeae occurs between Cooktown and Cairns in far north Queensland. Very 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.