Hybomorphus melanosomus Saunders & Jekel, 1855

Lord Howe Island ground weevil

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Missing

Last record: June 1869 or before?; 1889 (DECC NSW, 2007)

 

Distribution

Lord Howe Island, New South Wales, Australia

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Saunders, W. W. and Jekel, H. (1855). Descriptions de quelques Curculionites. Annales de la Société Entomologique de France (3)3: 289-306 + pl. 15.

 

Other references:

Braby, Michael F. (2019). Are insects and other invertebrates in decline in Australia? Austral Entomology 58(3): 471-477. https://doi.org/10.1111/aen.12411

Department of Environment and Climate Change (NSW). (2007). Lord Howe Island Biodiversity Management Plan Appendices. Department of Environment and Climate Change (NSW), Sydney. vii + 267 pp.

Oberprieler, R. G. and Zimmerman, E. C. (2020). Australian Weevils (Coleoptera: Curculionoidea). Volume IV. Melbourne: CSIRO Publishing.

Olliff, A. S. (1889). The insect fauna of Lord Howe Island. Australian Museum Memoir 2(4): 75-98.

http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/determinations/LordHoweIslandGroundWeevilExtSpListing.htm

 

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