Drosophila hemipeza (Hardy, 1965)



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status


Last record: 1983 (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 p.


Other references:

Kenshiro, K. Y. and K. Kenshiro, K. (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.

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.

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

USFWS. (2001). 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.


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