Drosophila obatai Hardy and Kaneshiro, 1972



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Last record: 1971

Rediscovered in 2011



Oahu, Hawaiian Islands, USA


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Hardy, D. E. and Kaneshiro, K. Y. (1972). New picture-winged Drosophila from Hawaii, part III (Drosophilidae, Diptera). Univ. Tex. Publs. 7213: 155-161. 


Other references:

USFWS (U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service). (2001). 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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