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Libythea cinyras Trimen, 1866

Mauritius libythid butterfly, Mauritius snout butterfly

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Last record: 1865 (Davis & Barnes, 1991:151)

IUCN RedList status: Extinct

 

Distribution

Moka district, Mauritius

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

Only known from the holotype.

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Trimen, R. (1866). Notes on the butterflies of Mauritius. Trans. Ent. Soc. Lond. (3rd Ser.) 5(4): 329-344.

 

Other references:

Davis, P. M. H. and Barnes, M. J. C. (1991). The Butterflies of Mauritius. Journal of Research on the Lepidoptera 30(3-4): 145-161.

Henning, Graham. (2015). Lepidoptera conservation in South Africa - part 2. Babbel Blues 3: 18-23.

Kawahara, Akito Y. (2006). Biology of the snout butterflies (Nymphalidae, Libytheinae), Part 1: Libythea Fabricius. Transactions of the lepidopterological Society of Japan 57: 13-33.

Kawahara, Akito Y. and Wahlberg, Niklas. (2007). Libythea cinyras Trimen 1866. Version 03 December 2007 (under construction). https://tolweb.org/Libythea_cinyras/76307/2007.12.03 in The Tree of Life Web Project, https://tolweb.org/

Manders, N. (1908). The butterflies of Mauritius and Bourbon. Trans. Ent. Soc. Lond. 1907(4): 429-454.

Trimen, R. (1879). On some hitherto undescribed butterflies inhabiting southern Africa. Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1879: 337-340.

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

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