A bicolored gynandromorph
of the lobster, Homarus americanus.
Such male-female mashups, called gynandromorphs
, occur naturally--due to early-stage cellular anomalies--in zebra finches, pigeons and parrots, as well as in other kinds of animals.
The Scottish scientists studied three of half-boy, half-girl chickens, which are called gynandromorphs
A different series of color-blotched irregularities are termed mosaics and/or gynandromorphs
(Scriber and Evans 1988a).
Who would have thought that "Hot Dog" Sturtevant, the man who by his late twenties had already developed linkage mapping, discovered gynandromorphs
, studied courtship behavior, and was about to develop fate mapping would have worked in a lab in which there was a "jumble of bottles and equipment piled on the desks, .