The chemosensory neurons appear normal in 'l(3)01658' homozygous embryos.
Homozygotes for the 'l(3)01658' chromosome die during the third larval instar stage. Embryos derived from homozygous female germ line clones lack cuticle.
Germline clones for the 'l(3)01658' chromosome produce normal eggs with no cuticle development.
visible: l3 denticle belts abnormal?