The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database


Stigmella maoriella Walker, 1864:1008

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Tinea maoriella Walker, 1864:1008 (original combination)

 

Conservation Status

Last record: November 1853 or before (source)

 

Distribution

Auckland, New Zealand

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

Only three specimens are known, all males: one lectotype and two paralectotypes (Donner & Wilkinson, 1989:29).

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Walker, F. (1864). List of the specimens of lepidopterous insects in the collection of the British Museum XXX: Tineites. Pp. 837-1096.

 

Other references:

Donner, Hans and Wilkinson, Christopher. (1989). Nepticulidae (Insecta: Lepidoptera). Fauna of New Zealand [no.] 16. 92 pp.

 

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