Drosophila alsophila


 
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Banded Picturewing Fly
(Drosophila alsophila)

 
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distribution:

Hawai'i Islands: Hualalai Volcano / Hawai'i

 
native name:

Nalo kikokiko - Hawai'i Islands

 
size: ?

extinction date: ?

 
This species is known from two localities at the Hualalai volcano on the island of Hawai'i and was always rare.

The flies layd their eggs on the woody stems of plants of the genera Charpentiera and Urera, on whose decaying bark the larvaes fed.

An exact extinction date cannot be given.

 
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