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Genes : al

Symbol al
Character first ecdysis lethal
Chr.No 5
Map 37.9
Name albino
Explanation Gene affecting harding of cuticle at the first ecdysis.Spontaneous;homozygotes hatch and develop normally during first instar, distinct albino features appear soon after first ecdysis and die with shrinking; cuticle layer incomplete in hardening and have porous structure, unable to eat leaves and to maintain body-water: Independent spontaneous mutation al2, like al but time of death variable.
Notes
Allele al2
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Reference 土井良ら[42-411] ,日蚕雑
Related strains a60
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