The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database


Coleophora leucochrysella Clemens, 1863

American coleophorid moth, Chestnut case-bearer moth

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Last record: early 20th century

IUCN RedList status: Extinct

 

This species has apparently been rediscovered: https://webcache.googleusercontent.com/search?q=cache:https://www.nrs.fs.fed.us/pubs/gtr/gtr_nrs-p-28papers/01wagner-p-28.pdf

 

Distribution

USA

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

For a photograph of a preserved specimen see: https://www.artensterben.de/details.php?id=439

 

Media

 

 

References

World Conservation Monitoring Centre. (1996). Coleophora leucochrysella. In: IUCN 2012. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2012.1. (https://www.iucnredlist.org). Downloaded on 29 July 2012.

https://www.acf.org/ct/news-and-updates/chestnut-and-invertebrate-extinctions/

https://www.artensterben.de/details.php?id=439

 

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