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Table 1 The hybridization probes used in the present study and their localization sites on the polytene chromosomes of the five taxa studied from the B. dorsalis species complex.

From: The Bactrocera dorsalis species complex: comparative cytogenetic analysis in support of Sterile Insect Technique applications

Gene name Description Species of origin DNA type Reference Localization site
hsp70 the heat-shock 70 gene Ceratitis capitata genomic [74] 26-3L
gld the glutamate dehydrogenase gene Ceratitis capitata genomic unpublished 6-2L
scarlet the orthologue of the scarlet gene of D. melanogaster Bactrocera tryoni genomic [75] 82-6L
ovo orthologue of the ovo gene of D. melanogaster Bactrocera oleae cDNA unpublished 63-5L
sxl orthologue of the sex lethal gene of D. melanogaster Bactrocera oleae cDNA [76] 78-5R
tra orthologue of the transformer gene of D. melanogaster Bactrocera oleae cDNA [77] 86-6L
  1. The localization site was determined according to the B. dorsalis s.s. polytene maps [50]