Canadian Journal of Arthropod Identification

A Review of the Species of Drosophila (Diptera: Drosophilidae) and Genera of Drosophilidae
of Northeastern North America

CJAI 31 -- June 7, 2017

M.E. Miller, S.A. Marshall, and D.A. Grimaldi

| Abstract | Introduction | Checklist | Anatomy | Key to genera | Key to Drosophila species | Acknowledgments | References | PDF | Cite |



We extend our gratitude to Dr. Jeff Skevington (CNC), Hannah Fraser (OMAFRA) and Dr. Justin Renkema (University of Florida) for your support of the project, your assistance, resources and feedback. Thank you to grad students Steve Paiero, Morgan Jackson & Tiffany Yao in the Insect Systematics Lab at the University of Guelph for your support and feedback. Thank you to undergraduate student Man San Ma for your previous work on Drosophila that preceded this project. Thank you to the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard University and The Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History for providing materials used in this project.  We gratefully acknowledge support for M. Miller from the University of Guelph Registrar Travel Grant, the Entomological Society of Canada/Biological Survey of Canada Scholarship, and an Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA) HQP scholarship.

Most images are by the authors, but we gratefully acknowledge the following exceptions: An image of Mycodrosophila was provided by Ashley Bradford on An image of Stegana was provided by Tom Murray on The leaf, fly, magnifying glass, photo, trash can, mushroom, tree stump, cacti, honey jar, strawberry, cherry, grape, apple, flower, test tube, microscope, documents, toilet, beer barrel and lily pad icons are from from The river icon is from The oak leaf icon is from The Drosophilidae silhouette images were provided by Spencer Phillips, European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI).