Megacolabus sculpturatus Broun, 1893

Akaroa weevil



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Last record: 1893 or before



Akaroa, Banks Peninsula, New Zealand


Biology & Ecology




Only known from the holotype (source).






Original scientific description:

Broun, T. (1893). Manual of the New Zealand Coleoptera. Parts V, VI, VII. Wellington: New Zealand Institute.


Other references:

Hitchmough, R.; Bull, L.; Cromarty, P. (compilers). (2007). New Zealand Threat Classification System lists—2005. Department of Conservation, Wellington, 194 p.

Molloy, J. and Davis, A. (1994). Setting priorities for the conservation of New Zealand’s threatened plants and animals. 2nd edition. Collated by C. Tisdall. Department of Conservation, Wellington, 64 pp.


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