Anthicodes maculatus Wollaston, 1877:237

Spotted ant-like beetle



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Anthicodes maculatus was selected as the type species of the genus Anthicodes by (Telnov, 2006:63).


Conservation Status


Last record: 1876

IUCN RedList status: Critically Endangered (Possibly Extinct)


Not found by (Mendel et al., 2008/2013).



St. Helena


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Wollaston, T. V. (1877). Coleoptera Sanctae-Helenae. London: John Van Voorst.


Other references:

Ashmole, N. P. and Ashmole, M. J. (2004). The invertebrates of Prosperous Bay Plain, St Helena. Report commissioned by the St Helena Government.

Bonadona, P. (1972). Anthicidae. 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: 227-232.

Dutton, A.-J., Isaac, S. and Stevens, N. (2020). Anthicodes maculatus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2020: e.T65880793A68458997. Accessed on 29 July 2022.

Mendel, H., Ashmole, N. P. and Ashmole, Myrtle J. (2008/2013). Invertebrates of the Central Peaks and Peak Dale, St Helena. Commissioned by the St Helena National Trust, Jamestown, St Helena.

Pic, M. (1911). Coleopterorum Catalogus, pars 36, Anthicidae. [vol. 17]. Berlin: W. Junk. 102 pp. [p. 82]

Telnov, Dmitry. (2006). Nomenclatural Notes on Anthicidae and Pyrochroidae (Coleoptera). 1. Latvijas Entomologs 43: 57-77.


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