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Valenfriesia rotundata (Wollaston, 1877)

Rotund fungus weevil

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Notioxenus rotundatus Wollaston, 1877

 

Conservation Status

Last record: March 1967

IUCN RedList status: Critically Endangered (Possibly Extinct)

 

Distribution

St Helena

 

Biology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Wollaston, T.V. 1877. Coleoptera Sanctae-Helenae. John Van Voorst, London.

 

Other references:

Basilewsky, P. 1972. Anthribidae. In: Basilewsky, P. (Ed.). La faune terrestre de l'île de Sainte-Hélène. Deuxième partie. Annales du Musée Royal de l'Afrique Centrale, Zoologie. 192: 248-305.

Cairns-Wicks, R., Jervois, M. and Kindemba, V. 2016. St. Helena Invertebrate Conservation Strategy 2016-2021. St. Helena National Trust, Environmental Management Division of St. Helena Government, and Buglife.

Mendel, H., Ashmole, N.P. and Ashmole, M.J. 2008. Invertebrates of the Central Peaks and Peak Dale, St Helena. Commissioned by the St Helena National Trust, Jamestown, St Helena.

Pryce, D. 2017. Valenfriesia rotundata. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2017: e.T66221730A67528070. https://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2017-3.RLTS.T66221730A67528070.en. Downloaded on 07 January 2018.

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