Menoedius andrewesi Fauvel, 1903



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Last (and only) record: 1903 or before (Moinudheen et al., 2023:135)

Rediscovered on 10 October 2020 (10:25 AM) (Moinudheen et al., 2023:135)


Distribution & Habitat

Nilgiri Mountains, Tamil Nadu, India (Moinudheen et al., 2023)


Anatomy & Morphology



Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Fauvel, A. (1903). Mission de M. Maurice Maindron dans l’Inde méridionale. Staphylinides. Revue d’Entomologie 22: 149-163.


Other references:

Moinudheen, N., Arockianathan, S., Veeramani, A. and Schillhammer, H. (2023). Rediscovery of Menoedius andrewesi FAUVEL, 1903 in India, more than a century after its description (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae: Staphylininae). Koleopterologische Rundschau (Coleopterological Review) 92: 135-137.


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