michael at unixg.ubc.ca
Fri Jan 5 23:00:14 EST 1996
mdowd at gems.vcu.edu wrote:
: I have recently read that the sperm of one species of Drosophila is more than
: two inches long. Is this true?
I just came across an interesting article on this subject:
Delayed male maturity is a cost of producing large sperm in *Drosophila*.
By S. Pitnick, T.A. Markow, and G.S. Spicer in P.N.A.S. (92:10614-8)
They give the record to *D. bifurca* which has an average sperm length of
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