The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database

Hesperilla mastersi marakupa Couchman, 1965



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Considered synonymous with the nominate subspecies by (Braby, 2000).


Conservation Status

Last Record: 1963



Bridport (?), Tasmania (northeastern), Australia












Original scientific description:

Couchman, L. E. (1965). Notes on some Tasmanian and Australian Lepidoptera- Rhopalocera. II. Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania 99: 81-85.


Other references:

Braby, M. F. (2000). Butterflies of Australia. Their identification, biology and distribution. Melbourne: CSIRO.

MacQuillan, P. B. (1994). Butterflies of Tasmania. Hobart: Tasmanian Field Naturalists Club.

Sands, D. P. A. and New, Tim R. (2002). The Action Plan for Australian Butterflies. Canberra: Environment Australia.