Homoeodera asteris Wollaston, 1877:202

Flagstaff fungus weevil, Scrubwood fungus beetle



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Homœodera asteris Wollaston, 1877:202 [superseded orthography]


Conservation Status

Missing or invalid

Last record: 1876

IUCN RedList status: Critically Endangered (Possibly Extinct)



St. Helena


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Wollaston, Thomas Vernon. (1877). Coleoptera Sanctae-Helenae. London: John Van Voorst.


Other references:

Ashmole, N. P. and Ashmole, M. (2000). St Helena and Ascension Island: a natural history. Anthony Nelson, Oswestry, U.K.

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.

Cairns-Wicks, R., Jervois, M. and Kindemba, V. (2016). St. Helena Invertebrate Conservation Strategy 2016-2021. St. Helena National Trust, Environmental Management Division of St. Helena Government, and Buglife.

Pryce, D. (2017). Homoeodera asteris. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2017: e.T65585601A65585604. Accessed on 06 July 2022.


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