Colophon thunbergi Westwood, 1855 



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Rediscovered (Barnard, 1932)

IUCN RedList status: Endangered



Cape Province, South Africa


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Westwood, J. O. (1855). Descriptions of some new species of exotic Lucanidae. Transactions of the Entomological Society of London 3: 197-221.


Other references:

Baillie, J. and Groombridge, B. (eds). (1996). 1996 IUCN Red List of Threatened Animals. pp. 378. International Union for Conservation of Nature, Gland, Switzerland and Cambridge, UK.

Barnard, K. H. (1932). The rediscovery of Colophon thunbergi Westw. with descriptions of further new species of the genus. Stylops 1: 169-174. [Abstract]

Bellamy, C. L. and Endrody-Younga, S. (1996). Colophon thunbergi. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1996: e.T5156A11118573. Downloaded on 27 November 2021.


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