Drosophila aglaia Hardy, 1965



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status


Last record: 1980 (Suckling et al. 2004)



Hawaiian Islands, USA


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Hardy, D. E. (1965). Diptera: Cyclorrhapha II, Series Schizophora. Section Acalypteratae I. Family Drosophilidae. Insects of Hawaii 12, vii + 814 pp.


Other references:

Kenshiro, K.Y. and K. Kenshiro. 1995. Draft listing proposal for 18 species of Hawaiian picture-wing Drosophila. Document submitted to the Pacific Islands Office, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Honolulu, Hawaii.

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

USFWS. 2001a. Proposed Endangered Status for 12 Species of Picture-wing Flies From the Hawaiian Islands. United States Fish and Wildlife Service, January 17, 2001, 66 FR 3964.

USFWS (U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service). (2001b). Endangered and threatened wildlife and plants: Review of plant and animal species that are candidates or proposed for listing as endangered or threatened, annual notice of findings on recycled petitions, and annual description of progress on listing actions; proposed rule. Federal Register 66: 54808-54832.


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