Chromosomes from Testicular Preparations of Lepidoptera

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Science  22 Apr 1966:
Vol. 152, Issue 3721, pp. 529-530
DOI: 10.1126/science.152.3721.529


Typical elongate, beaded chromosomes have been observed in squash preparations of testicular tissue of the butterfly Speyeria aphrodite (Fabricius), the first demonstration of relatively uncondensed chromosomes in the Lepidoptera.