Campsicnemus makawao Evenhuis

Makawao Long-legged Fly (Campsicnemus makawao)

This species was scientifically described in the year 2011 and named after the typus locality, the Makawao Forest Reserve in the east part of Maui.

The Makawao Long-legged Fly resembles the two species Campsicnemus penicillatus Parent from the island of Hawai’i as well as Campsicnemus penicillatoides Evenhuis from Kaua’i.

The animal is about 0,3 to 0,31 cm long. The head is dark brown, the thorax is yellowish brown and the abdomen is brown in color. The legs are yellowish white in color. The wings are about 0,31 to 0,32 cm long and subtransparent.

The females of this species are hitherto unknown.



[1] Neal L. Evenhuis: New Species of Campsicnemus from East Maui, Hawaiian Islands (Diptera: Dolichopodidae). Bishop Museum Occasional Papers 109: 15-22. 2011

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