Dryotribus mimeticus Horn, 1873



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Last record: 1953 (source)

IUCN status: Extinct

This species may still be extant, as (Robbins et al. 2010:277) report a specimen collected on 19 June 2002.



French Frigate Shoals, Johnston Island, Laysan and Wake Island, Hawaiian Islands, USA (Perkins, 1926:55)


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Horn, G. H. (1873). Contributions to a knowledge of the Curculionidae of the United States. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society 13: 407-469. 


Other references:

Perkins, R. C. L. (1926). Coleoptera, Weevils. Bulletin of the Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum 31: 53-66.

Robbins, S.K.; M. A. Hamilton, C. Clubbe, S. Bárrios. (2010). A Biodiversity Assessment of the Centre Hills, Montserrat. Appendix 1. The Montserrat plant species checklist. Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust.

World Conservation Monitoring Centre. (1996). Dryotribus mimeticus. In: IUCN 2012. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2012.1. ( Downloaded on 29 July 2012.


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