RCL Perkins

RCL Perkins by Neal L. Evenhuis, Senior Entomologist Entomology Robert Cyril Layton Perkins (November 15, 1866–September 29, 1955), was an English naturalist known in Hawai‘i as the “Father of Hawaiian Zoology.” When he was just 26 years of age, he traveled from England to Hawai‘i in 1892 to survey its zoology for the British Association […]

Flightless Flies in Hawai‘i

Flightless Flies in Hawai‘i by Neal L. Evenhuis, Senior Entomologist Entomology The common joke goes …“What do you call a fly without wings? A walk”. Actually, most just hop. But I’ll wager many people do not think that there even can be things called ‘flightless flies’. Well, in Hawai‘i we have more species of flightless […]