Waitomophylax worthyi (Leschen & Rhode, 2002)



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Archaeophylax worthyi Leschen & Rhode, 2002 (original combination)


Conservation Status


Last record: Holocene



New Zealand


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Leschen, Richard A. B. and Rhode, Birgit E. (2002). A new genus and species of large Ulodidae (Coleoptera) from New Zealand. New Zealand Entomologist 25: 57-64.


Other references:

Hitchmough, R. A., Bull, L. and Cromarty, P. (compilers). (2007). New Zealand Threat Classification System lists—2005. Department of Conservation, Wellington. 194 pp.

Leschen, Richard A. B., Marris, J. W. M., Emberson, R. M., Nunn, J., Hitchmough, R. A. and Stringer, I. A. N. (2012). The conservation status of New Zealand Coleoptera. New Zealand Entomologist 35(2): 91-98.

Leschen, Richard A. B. and Rhode, B. E. (2005). A replacement name for Archaeophylax Leschen and Rhode (Coleoptera: Ulodidae). New Zealand Entomologist 27: 125.

Stringer, I. A. N. and Hitchmough, R. A. (2012). Assessing the conservation status of New Zealand’s native terrestrial invertebrates. New Zealand Entomologist 35(2): 77-84.


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