Blackburnia lenta Sharp, 1903:196



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Pseudobroscus lentus Sharp, 1903:196; Broscomimus lentus Sharpe, 1903:196


Conservation Status

Last record: 1894

Rediscovered in 2005 or before



Hawaiian Islands, USA












Original scientific description:

Sharp, David. (1903). Coleoptera, Caraboidea, pp. 175-292. In: Sharp, D. (ed.). Fauna Hawaiiensis 3. Cambridge: University Press.


Other references:

Krushelnycky, Paul D., Gillespie, Rosemary G., Loope, Lloyd L. and Liebherr, James Kenneth. (2005). Rediscovery and Uncertain Future of High-Elevation Haleakala Carabid Beetles (Coleoptera). Pacific Science 59(3): 399-410. [Abstract]

Liebherr, James K. and Zimmerman, Elwood C. (2000). Insects of Hawaii. Volume 16. Hawaiian Carabidae (Coleoptera), Part 1: Introduction and Tribe Platynini. Honolulu: University of Hawai'i Press. 497 pp. [Relevant pages]

NatureServe. 2015. NatureServe Explorer: An online encyclopedia of life [web application]. Version 7.1. NatureServe, Arlington, Virginia. Available (Accessed: January 3, 2016).

Nishida, G.M., Ed. 1994. Hawaiian Terrestrial Arthropoda Checklist. Second Edition. Hawaii Biological Survey, Contribution No. 94-04. Bishop Museum: Honolulu, Hawaii. 287 pp.

Polhemus, Dan A., Ewing, Curtis P., Kahaloa'a, R. and Liebherr, James, K. (2003). Rediscovery of Blackburnia anomala (Coleoptera: Carabidae), in East Maui, Hawai'i, after a 107-year hiatus. Pacific Science 57(2): 161-166.


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