Homoeodera nodulipennis Wollaston, 1877

Gnarled broad-headed weevil, Knobbly-winged fungus weevil



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status


Last record: February 1876

IUCN RedList status: Critically Endangered (Possibly Extinct)



St. Helena


Biology & Ecology




Only known from two specimens (Ball, 1985).






Original scientific description:

Wollaston, Thomas Vernon. (1877). Coleoptera Sancta-Helenae. London: John van Voorst.


Other references:

Ball, George E. (ed.). (1985). Taxonomy, Phylogeny, and Zoogeography of Beetles and Ants A Volume Dedicated to the Memory of Philip Jackson Darlington, Jr. 1904-1983. Dr. W. Junk Publishers. 514 pp. [p. 267]

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.

Pryce, D. 2017. Homoeodera nodulipennis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2017: e.T65585575A65585579. https://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2017-3.RLTS.T65585575A65585579.en. Accessed on 29 July 2022.


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