The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database


Carposina niponensis Walsingham

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

The taxonomic history of C. niponensis and C. sasakii is complicated. They have been synonymised in recent years (with the latter as senior), though (Nasu et al., 2010) appears to treat them as distinct taxa.

 

Conservation Status

Last record: 1886

Recently rediscovered (Nasu et al., 2010)

 

Distribution

Japan

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Nasu, Y., Tamashima, K., Shibao, M., Yoshimatsu, S. and Naito, T. (2010). Rediscovery of Carposina niponensis Walsingham and carposinids caught by synthetic sex pheromone trap for C. sasakii Matsumura in Japan (Lepidoptera: Carposinidae). Japanese Journal of Applied Entomology and Zoology 54(3): 115-126. [Abstract]

 

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