A Drosophila female homozygous for a recessive X-linked mutation that

A Drosophila female homozygous for a recessive X-linked mutation that causes vermilion eyes is mated to a wildtype male with red eyes. Among their progeny, all the sons have vermilion eyes, and nearly all the daughters have red eyes; however, a few daughters have vermilion eyes. Explain the origin of these vermilion-eyed daughters.

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