Tag: entomology

UH researchers identify new butterfly species to Hawaiian Islands

UH researchers identify new butterfly species to Hawaiian Islands

September 24, 2015  |  3 Comments
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UH Mānoa’s Daniel Rubinoff and William Haines have conclusively identified a newcomer to the Hawaiian Islands: the Sleepy Orange butterfly.

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Wekiu bug research leads to new conservation tool

Wekiu bug research leads to new conservation tool

September 4, 2014  |  Comments
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UH Manoa’s Daniel Rubinoff and UH Hilo’s Jesse Eiben study rare native insects using methods originally developed to track and control agricultural pests.

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Moth lineage provides a key to species diversification

Moth lineage provides a key to species diversification

April 2, 2014  |  1 Comment
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CTAHR entomologists discover that the moth genus, Hyposmocoma, holds insights into Hawaiʻi’s vanished ecosystems.

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Researchers need help saving the Kamehameha butterfly

Researchers need help saving the Kamehameha butterfly

February 17, 2014  |  8 Comments
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Researchers from UH Mānoa are asking the public to help the Kamehameha butterfly and take part in the Pulelehua Project.

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Researchers track declining habitat of a native moth

Researchers track declining habitat of a native moth

January 8, 2013  |  Comments
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UH Mānoa College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources researchers compare the historical and modern-day distributions of a Native Hawaiian leafroller moth to track its steep decline.

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