Valenfriesia rotundata (Wollaston, 1877:190)

Rotund fungus weevil, Rotund fungus beetle



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Notioxenus rotundatus Wollaston, 1877:190 (basionym)


Conservation Status


Last record: March 1967

IUCN RedList status: Critically Endangered (Possibly Extinct)



St Helena


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

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


Other references:

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.

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). Valenfriesia rotundata. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2017: e.T66221730A67528070. Downloaded on 07 January 2018.


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