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Species Drosophila melanogaster - Laboratory Fruit Fly

Laboratory fruit fly - Drosophila melanogaster - male Laboratory fruit fly - Drosophila melanogaster - male Laboratory fruit fly - Drosophila melanogaster - male Drosophila melanogaster - female Drosophila melanogaster - female Drosophila melanogaster Drosophila melanogaster Drosophila melanogaster  - Drosophila melanogaster
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Diptera (Flies)
No Taxon ("Acalyptratae")
Superfamily Ephydroidea
Family Drosophilidae (Vinegar Flies)
Subfamily Drosophilinae
Genus Drosophila
No Taxon ((Sophophora) melanogaster species group)
Species melanogaster (Laboratory Fruit Fly)
Explanation of Names
Drosophila (Sophophora) melanogaster Meigen 1830
'black-bellied dew-lover'
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