Homoeodera nodulipennis Wollaston, 1877:194

Gnarled broad-headed weevil, Knobbly-winged fungus weevil



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Homœodera nodulipennis Wollaston, 1877 [superseded orthography]


Conservation Status


Last record: February 1876

IUCN RedList status: Critically Endangered (Possibly Extinct)



St. Helena


Biology & Ecology




Only known from two specimens (Ball, 1985).






Original scientific description:

Wollaston, Thomas Vernon. (1877). Coleoptera Sancta-Helenae. London: John van Voorst. [p. 194]


Other references:

Ball, George E. (ed.). (1985). Taxonomy, Phylogeny, and Zoogeography of Beetles and Ants A Volume Dedicated to the Memory of Philip Jackson Darlington, Jr. 1904-1983. Dr. W. Junk Publishers. 514 pp. [p. 267]

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.

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.

Pryce, D. (2017). Homoeodera nodulipennis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2017: e.T65585575A65585579. Accessed on 29 July 2022.


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