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Drosophilids of the Midwest and Northeast provides an introduction to the flies of the family Drosophilidae of the Midwest and Northeast of the United States, as well as nearby regions in Canada. The book strives to facilitate identification of most of the drosophilid species in this region and provides remarks on interesting aspects of their biology and suggestions for future research on them. The book is intended for researchers, teachers, and students wishing to discover the diversity of these flies.




Michigan Technological University


Houghton, MI


Drosophilidae, fruit flies, Midwest, Northeast


Developmental Biology | Ecology and Evolutionary Biology | Entomology | Life Sciences


A low resolution version of the book is available for download to your mobile devices. We have also prepared a high-resolution figure of 22 common drosophilids of our region that can be downloaded and printed as a poster (35 x 50 in).

Layout and Graphic Design: James Barbero and David Holden

Illustrator: Natalia Werner

Version 1 Publication Date: April 28, 2017

Version 1 ISBN: 978-0-9988372-0-8

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Drosophilids of the Midwest and Northeast



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