Drosophila ochrobasis Hardy & Kaneshiro, 1968

Precious picturewing fly



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Last record: 1986

Rediscovered in ?



Hawaii, Hawaiian Islands, USA












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:

Kenshiro, K. Y. and 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.

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.

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.

United States Fish and Wildlife Service, January 17, 2001, 66 FR 3964.


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