The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database

Stichelia pelotensis Biezanko, Mielke & Wedderhoff, 1979



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Last record: 1950's

Rediscovered in 2001



Brazil (southern)


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Biezanko, C. M., Mielke, O. H. H. and Wedderhoff, A. (1979). Contribuição ao estudo faunístico dos Riodinidae do Rio Grande do Sul, Brasil (Lepidoptera) Acta Biol. Parana 7: 7-22.


Other references:

Siewert, Ricardo Russo et al. (In Press, 2015). Stichelia pelotensis (Lepidoptera, Riodinidae): conservation, notes, and rediscovery of an endangered butterfly from southern Brazil. Revista Brasileira de Entomologia. doi:10.1016/j.rbe.2015.11.005


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