Drosophila toxochaeta Perreira & Kaneshiro, 1990:84

Molokai picturewing fly



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status


Last record: 1985 (Suckling et al. 2004); 1997?



Molokai, Hawaiian Islands, USA


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Perreira, William D. and Kaneshiro, Kenneth Y. (1990). Three New Species of Picture-Winged Drosophila from the Hawaiian Islands. Proceedings of the Hawaiian Entomological Society 30: 79-84.


Other references:

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.

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS). (1997). Notice of reclassification of ten candidate taxa. Federal Register 62(182):49191-93, September 19, 1997.


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