Drosophila digressa Hardy & Kaneshiro, 1968



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status




Hawaiian Islands, USA


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Hardy, D. E. and Kaneshiro, K. Y. (1968). New picture-winged Drosophila from Hawaii. University of Texas Publication 6818: 171-262.


Other references:

Foote, D. and H. Carson. 1995. Drosophila as monitors of change in Hawaiian ecosystems. Pp. 368-372 in LaRoe, E. T., G.S. Farris, C.E. Puckett, P.D. Doran, and M.J. Mac (eds). Our living resources: a report to the nation on the distribution, abundance and health of U.S. plants, animals and ecosystems. U.S. Dept. of the Interior, National Biological Service, Washington, D.C.

Magnacca, K.N and Price, D.K. (2012). New species of Hawaiian picture wing Drosophila (Diptera: Drosophilidae), with a key to species. Zootaxa 3188: 1-30.

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.


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