High Adaptability Allows Invasive Fruit Fly to Thrive in New Environments

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For the invasive fruit fly known as spotted wing drosophila, its success in expanding into new ranges is driven at least in part by a high degree of phenotypic plasticity—the ability to shift traits in response to environmental influences.

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