Homoeodera asteris Wollaston, 1877

Flagstaff fungus weevil



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Missing or invalid

Last record: 1876

IUCN RedList status: Critically Endangered (Possibly Extinct)



St. Helena


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Wollaston, T.V. 1877. Coleoptera Sanctae-Helenae. John Van Voorst, London.


Other references:

Ashmole, P. and Ashmole, M. 2000. St Helena and Ascension Island: a natural history. Anthony Nelson, Oswestry, U.K.

Basilewsky, P. 1972. Anthribidae. In: Basilewsky, P. (Ed.). La faune terrestre de l'île de Sainte-Hélène. Deuxième partie. Annales du Musée Royal de l'Afrique Centrale, Zoologie. 192: 248-305.

Cairns-Wicks, R., Jervois, M. and Kindemba, V. 2016. St. Helena Invertebrate Conservation Strategy 2016-2021. St. Helena National Trust, Environmental Management Division of St. Helena Government, and Buglife.

Pryce, D. 2017. Homoeodera asteris. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2017: e.T65585601A65585604. Accessed on 06 July 2022.


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