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Drosophila ambochila Kaluaa 5464

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Drosophila ambochila feeding on the liquid oozing from a dying Urera glabra tree. Central Kaluaa Gulch. The tree was killed by scolytid beetles and heavily infected with fungus, making it apparently unsuitable as a Drosophila breeding site, but the adults were still feeding on the exudate.

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