The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database

Micraspis flavovittata Crotch, 1874:176



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Verania flavovittata Crotch, 1874:176


Conservation Status

Last record: 1940

Rediscovered in 5 October 2014



Victoria, Australia


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Crotch, G. R. (1874). A Revision of the Coleopterous Family Coccinellidae. London: E.W. Janson xv + 311 pp.


Other references:

Pope, R. D. (1989). A revision of the Australian Coccinellidae (Coleoptera). Part 1. Subfamily Coccinellinae. Invertebrate Taxonomy 2[1988]: 633-735.

Richter, Reiner. (2015). Rediscovery of the rare coccinellid 'Micraspis flavovittata' (Crotch, 1874) in Western Victoria (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae). The Australian Entomologist 42(2): 73-76. [Abstract]


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