Valenfriesia congener (Wollaston, 1877)

Blackened fungus weevil



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonyms: Notioxenus congener Wollaston, 1877


Conservation Status


Last record: March 1967

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:

Alonso-Zarazaga M.A. and Lyal, C.H.C. 1999. A world catalogue of families and genera of Curculionoidea (Insecta: Coleoptera) (excepting Scolytidae and Platypodidae). Entomopraxis S.C.P., Barcelona.

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.

Mendel, H., Ashmole, N.P. and Ashmole, M.J. 2008. Invertebrates of the Central Peaks and Peak Dale, St Helena. Commissioned by the St Helena National Trust, Jamestown, St Helena.

Pryce, D. & Dutton, A.-J. 2018. Valenfriesia congener. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2018: e.T65585480A65585484. Accessed on 06 July 2022.


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