The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database

Helicoverpa minuta Hardwick, 1965

Minute noctuid moth, Minute helicoverpan noctuid moth



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Heliothis minuta Hardwick, 1965


Conservation Status

Last record: 1911 or before (source)

IUCN RedList status: Extinct



Hawaiian Islands, USA


Biology & Ecology










Hardwick, D. (1965). The Corn Earworm Complex. Memoirs of the Entomological Society of Canada 97(S40): 5-247.

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS). 1989. Endangered and threatened wildlife and plants; animal notice of review. Federal Register, Department of the Interior 54(4): 554-579.

World Conservation Monitoring Centre. (1996). Helicoverpa minuta. In: IUCN 2012. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2012.2. ( Downloaded on 25 May 2013.


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