The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database


Hybomorphus melanosomus Saunders & Jekel, 1855

Lord Howe Island ground weevil

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Last record: June 1869 or before?

 

Distribution

Lord Howe Island, New South Wales, Australia

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Saunders, W. W. and Jekel, H. (1855). Descriptions de quelques Curculionites. Annales de la Société Entomologique de France (3)3: 289-306 + pl. 15.

 

Other references:

Olliff, A. S. (1889). The insect fauna of Lord Howe Island. Australian Museum Memoir 2(4): 75-98.

https://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/determinations/LordHoweIslandGroundWeevilExtSpListing.htm

 

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