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dc.contributor.author Kaneshiro, Kenneth Y en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2008-11-03T02:39:03Z en_US
dc.date.available 2008-11-03T02:39:03Z en_US
dc.date.issued 1997-10 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Kaneshiro KY. 1997. R. C. L. Perkins' legacy to evolutionary research on Hawaiian Drosophilidae (Diptera). Pac Sci 51(4): 450-461. en_US
dc.identifier.issn 0030-8870 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10125/3220 en_US
dc.description.abstract R. C. L. Perkins' influence on evolutionary research on the Hawaiian Drosophilidae is presented. His observations of the bizarre secondary sexual structures in this group led evolutionary biologists to focus research on the role of sexual selection in speciation and the evolutionary processes responsible for the proliferation of Drosophila species in the native Hawaiian fauna. A review of early taxonomic treatment of the group and some of the ecological novelties of the group are discussed. A better understanding of the genetics, ecology, behavior, morphology, etc. resulted in a revision of the generic concepts of the group, and subsequent phylogenetic studies using modem tools of molecular biology have confirmed the monophyletic relationships among the species in this group. en_US
dc.language.iso en-US en_US
dc.publisher University of Hawaii Press en_US
dc.title R. C. L. Perkins' Legacy to Evolutionary Research on Hawaiian Drosophilidae (Diptera) en_US
dc.type Article en_US
dc.type.dcmi Text en_US

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