Population cytology of the genus Phaulacridium - I. Phaulacridium vittatum (Sjöst): Australian mainland populations

Heather J. Rowe, M. Westerman

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Abstract

Samples were taken from twenty three Australian mainland populations of the shorthorned grasshopper, Phaulacridium vittatum. Five of these populations were found to be polymorphic for B-chromosomes. The anaphase I segregation of the B-chromosome appeared to be random with respect to the X (contra Jackson and Cheung, 1967). The B-chromosomes did not appear to influence chiasma frequency in the population in which they were found.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)197-205
Number of pages9
JournalChromosoma
Volume46
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jun 1974
Externally publishedYes

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