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Drosophila toxochaeta Perreira & Kaneshiro, 1990:84

Molokai picturewing fly

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Last record: 1985 (Suckling et al. 2004); 1997?

 

Distribution

Molokai, Hawaiian Islands, USA

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Perreira, William D. and Kaneshiro, Kenneth Y. (1990). Three New Species of Picture-Winged Drosophila from the Hawaiian Islands. Proceedings of the Hawaiian Entomological Society 30: 79-84.

 

Other references:

Nishida, G. M. (ed.). (1994). Hawaiian Terrestrial Arthropoda Checklist. Second Edition. Hawaii Biological Survey, Contribution No. 94-04. Bishop Museum: Honolulu, Hawaii. 287 pp.

Suckling, Kieran, Slack, Rhiwena and Nowicki, Brian. (2004). Extinct and the Endangered Species Act. Centre For Biological Diversity. 63 pp.

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS). (1997). Notice of reclassification of ten candidate taxa. Federal Register 62(182):49191-93, September 19, 1997.

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