Micraspis flavovittata Crotch, 1874:176

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Verania flavovittata Crotch, 1874:176

 

Conservation Status

Last record: 1940

Rediscovered in 5 October 2014

 

Distribution

Victoria, Australia

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Crotch, G. R. (1874). A Revision of the Coleopterous Family Coccinellidae. London: E.W. Janson xv + 311 pp.

 

Other references:

Pope, R. D. (1989). A revision of the Australian Coccinellidae (Coleoptera). Part 1. Subfamily Coccinellinae. Invertebrate Taxonomy 2[1988]: 633-735.

Richter, Reiner. (2015). Rediscovery of the rare coccinellid 'Micraspis flavovittata' (Crotch, 1874) in Western Victoria (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae). The Australian Entomologist 42(2): 73-76. [Abstract]

https://museumvictoria.com.au/about/mv-blog/oct-2014/beetle-back-from-the-dead/

https://www.brisbanetimes.com.au/technology/sci-tech/extinct-ladybird-back-from-the-dead-20141014-115u4j.html

 

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