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Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)

 

Family: Agathiphagidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Agathiphaga queenslandensis Dumbleton, 1952 Kauri moth - Queensland, Australia Rediscovered Access

 

 

Family: Brahmaeidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Calliprogonos miraculosa Mell, 1937 - (rediscovered) China Rediscovered Access

 

 

Family: Castniidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Synemon edwardsi Williams & Williams 2016 Kukerin sunmoth, Splendid sun-moth - Western Australia (south-western), Australia Rediscovered Access

 

 

Family: Choreutidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Brenthia elachista Walsingham in Andrews, 1900 - ? Christmas Island, Australia Missing Access

 

 

Family: Coleophoridae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Coleophora leucochrysella Clemens, 1863 American Coleophorid moth, Chestnut case-bearer moth early 20th century USA Extinct Access

 

 

Family: Cosmopterigidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Euclemensia woodiella (Curtis, 1830) Manchester tinea, Manchester moth ? Kersal Moor, Salford, Manchester, England Missing Access
Hyposmocoma neckerensis Swezey, 1926 - ? Hawaiian Islands, USA Missing Access

 

 

Family: Crambidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Omiodes anastrepta Meyrick, 1899   - O‘ahu, Moloka‘i, and Hawai‘i, Hawaiian Islands, USA Rediscovered Access
Omiodes anastreptoides Swezey, 1913 Kohala Mountain sedge hedyleptan moth - Hawai'i, Hawaiian Islands, USA Rediscovered Access
Omiodes asaphombra Meyrick, 1899 'Ohe hedyleptan moth - Kaua‘i, O‘ahu, Moloka‘i, and Hawai‘i, Hawaiian Islands, USA Rediscovered Access
Omiodes continuatalis (Wallengren, 1860)   - all main islands except Kaho‘olawe & Ni‘ihau, Hawaiian Islands, USA Rediscovered Access
Omiodes epicentra Meyrick, 1899 Oahu swamp hedyleptan moth 1900's Oahu, Hawaiian Islands, USA Missing Access
Omiodes euryprora Meyrick, 1899 Ola'a banana hedyleptan moth ? Hawaiian Islands, USA Missing Access
Omiodes fullawayi Swezey, 1913 Fullaway's banana hedyleptan moth ? Hawaiian Islands, USA Missing Access
Omiodes giffardi Swezey, 1921 Giffard's 'ohe hedyleptan moth 1982 Hawaiian Islands, USA Missing Access
Omiodes iridias Meyrick, 1899 Kilauea Pa'Iniu hedyleptan moth - Hawai'i, Hawaiian Islands, USA Rediscovered Access
Omiodes laysanensis Meyrick, 1914 (Swezey, 1914?) Laysan hedyleptan moth 1911 Laysan, Hawaiian Islands, USA Missing Access
Omiodes meyricki Swezey, 1907 Meyrick's banana hedyleptan moth 1982 Hawaiian Islands, USA Missing Access
Omiodes monogona Meyrick, 1888 Hawaiian bean leafroller moth - all main islands except Kaho‘olawe & Ni‘ihau, Hawaiian islands, USA Rediscovered Access
Omiodes musicola Swezey, 1909 Maui banana hedyleptan moth ? Hawaiian Islands, USA Missing Access
Omiodes telegrapha Meyrick, 1899 Telegraphic hedyleptan moth ? Hawaiian Islands, USA Missing Access

 

 

Family: Erebidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Grammia edwardsi Stretch, 1872 Edward's tiger moth ? California, USA Missing Access
Gurna indica (Moore, 1879) - (rediscovered) India Rediscovered Access
Holomelina nigricans Reakirt, 1864 Dark moth 22 May 1982 or later? Ohio (including Vinton County), USA Missing Access
Hypena laysanensis Swezey, 1914 Laysan dropseed noctuid moth, Cranberry cutworm 1911 (1912?) Laysan, Hawaiian Islands, USA Extinct Access
Hypena newelli (Swezey, 1912) Hilo noctuid moth 1935 or before (1920's?) Hawaiian Islands, USA Extinct Access
Hypena plagiota (Meyrick, 1899) Lovegrass noctuid moth, Lovegrass owlet moth ? Kaui, Maui and Oahu, Hawaiian Islands, USA Extinct Access
Hypena senicula (Meyrick, 1928) Kaholuamano noctuid moth ? Hawaiian Islands, USA Extinct Access
Mecodina metagrapta Hampson, 1926 - - Belgaum, Karnataka & Maharashtra, India Rediscovered Access

 

Family: Ethmiidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Ethmia monachella Busck, 1910 Lost moth, Lost ethmiid moth ? Colorado, USA Rediscovered? Access

 

 

Family: Geometridae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Antonechloris smaragdaria maritima Prout, 1935 Essex emerald moth 1996 the Essex and Kent coasts, England Missing Access
Chrysolarentia decisaria (Walker, 1863) Grassland looper moth, Tunbridge looper moth - Tasmania & Victoria, Australia Rediscovered Access
Eupithecia pusillata anglicata Herrich-Schäffer, 1863 Juniper looper moth, Juniper pug ? United Kingdom Invalid (synonym)? Access
Lambdina canitiaria Rupert, 1944 - ? New York, USA Missing Access
Milionia aetheria (Turner, 1947) - - Mt. Lewis, Queensland (north), Australia Rediscovered Access
Scopula achroa (Lower, 1902) Saltmarsh looper moth - Tasmania, Australia Rediscovered Access
Scotorythra megalophylla Meyrick, 1899 Kona giant looper moth 1900's Hawaiian Islands, USA Extinct Access
Scotorythra nesiotes Perkins, 1901 Ko'olau giant looper moth 1900's Hawaiian Islands, USA Extinct Access
Scotorythra paratactis Meyrick, 1904 Hawaiian hopseed looper moth 1900's Hawaiian Islands, USA Missing Access
Semiothisa ochrifascia Warren, 1897 Ochre-banded looper moth 18 June 1945 Bermuda Islands Missing Access
Thera juniperata orcadensis Cockayne, 1950 Hoy Island juniper looper moth ? Orkneys, Great Britain Invalid (synonym)? Access
Tritocleis microphylla Meyrick, 1899 Ola'a peppered looper moth 1890's Hawaiian Islands, USA Extinct Access
Xanthorhoe bulbulata (Guenée, 1868) - between 20 February and 14 March 1991 South Island, New Zealand Missing Access

 

 

Family: Gracillariidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Parectopa leucocyma Meyrick, 1889 - - New Zealand Rediscovered Access
Philodoria sp. nov. 'Oahu' - Oahu leaf miner, O'ahu hesperomannia philodoria moth 1987 Oahu, Hawaiian Islands, USA Missing Access

 

 

Family: Hepialidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Aoraia mairi Buller, 1872 (1873?) Buller's moth 1867 Ruahine Range, North Island, New Zealand Missing Access
Gazoryctra mcglashani Edwards, 1886 - (rediscovered) California, USA Rediscovered Access

 

 

Family: Hesperiidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Croitana aestiva Edwards, 1979 Desert sand-skipper, Aestiva skipper (rediscovered) MacDonnell Ranges, Northern Territory, Australia Rediscovered Access
Dalla bubobon (Dyar, 1921) - (rediscovered) Michoacán, Mexico Rediscovered Access
Epargyreus zestos oberon Worthington, 1881 Zestos skipper butterfly ? Florida, USA Missing Access
Euphyes bayensis Shuey, 1989 Bay skipper, Bay St. Louis skipper (rediscovered) Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas, USA Rediscovered Access
Halpe sikkima Moore, 1882 - (rediscovered) China Rediscovered Access
Hesperia busiris
Fabricius, 1793
- 1700's West Africa? Missing Access
Hesperia meskei pinocayo Gatrelle & Minno, 2003 Rockland grass skipper butterfly, Rockland meske’s skipper 2000 Florida, USA Missing Access
Hesperilla mastersi marakupa Couchman, 1965 - 1963 Tasmania, Australia Missing or invalid Access

 

 

Family: Immidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Moca chlorolepis (Walsingham, 1900) - 1898 Christmas Island, Indian Ocean Missing Access

 

 

Family: Lycaenidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Anthene juanitae Henning & Henning, 1993 Juanita's hairtail (rediscovered) Limpopo Province, South Africa Rediscovered Access
Cyclargus thomasi bethunebakeri Comstock & Huntington, 1943 Miami blue (rediscovered) Florida, USA Rediscovered Access
Deloneura immaculata Trimen, 1868 Pale Yellow Bashee River buff, Mbashe River buff, Bashee River buff between 27 December 1863 and 1 January 1864 near Fort Bowker, overlooking the Mbashe River, Eastern Cape Province, South Africa Extinct Access
Erikssonia edgei Gardiner & Terblanche, 2010 Waterberg copper, Edge's acraea copper, tilodi copper (rediscovered) South Africa Rediscovered Access
Eumaeus atala florida Rueber Florida hairstreak (rediscovered) Florida, USA Rediscovered Access
Famegana alsulus taiwana
Sonan, 1938 Taiwan black-spotted grass blue, Black star kyi blue butterfly, Black star kyi lycaenidae ? Taiwan (=Formosa) Missing Access
Glaucopsyche lygdamus palosverdesensis Perkins & Emmel, 1977 Palos Verdes blue (rediscovered) Palos Verdes Peninsula, Los Angeles County, California, United States Rediscovered Access
Glaucophysche xerces Boisduval, 1852 Xerces blue (butterfly) 1942-1943 San Francisco, California, USA Extinct Access
Icaricia icarioides fenderi Macy, 1931 - - Willamette Valley, Oregon (northwestern), USA Rediscovered Access
Lepidochrysops hypopolia Trimen & Bowker, 1887 Morant’s blue 1879 KwaZulu-Natal and North Western Province, South Africa Extinct Access
Lepidochrysops lotana Swanepoel, 1962 Lotana blue - Limpopo Province, South Africa Rediscovered Access
Lepidochrysops methymna dicksoni Tite, 1964 Dickson's dark opal, Dickson's monkey blue, Tygerberg monkey blue c.1962 Tygerberg Hills, northeast of Cape Town, South Africa Missing Access
Leptotes mandersi (Druce, 1907) Mauritius blue (rediscovered) Mauritius Rediscovered Access
Lycaena dispar dispar Haworth, 1803 British large copper 1851 (1864?) United Kingdom Extinct Access
Maculinea arion eutyphron Fruhstorfer, 1915 British large blue 1979 United Kingdom Extinct Access
Maculinea teleius burdigalensis Stempffer, 1932 Scarce large blue ? France Extant? Access
Ogyris halmaturia Tepper, 1890 Eastern large bronze azure butterfly - South Australia (including Kangaroo Island), Australia Rediscovered Access
Ogyris subterrestris petrina Field, 1999 Lake Douglas arid bronze azure - Lake Douglas, Kalgoorlie, Western Australia, Australia Rediscovered Access
Orachrysops niobe (Trimen, 1862) Brenton blue - South Africa Rediscovered Access
Paralucia pyrodiscus lucida Crosby, 1951 Eltham copper - Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Rediscovered Access
Philotes sonorensis extinctis Mattoni, 1991 Disappeared Sonoran blue pre-1969 Southern California, USA Extinct Access
Plebejus argus masseyi Tutt, 1909 Massey's silver-studded blue c. 1942 England (northwest) Extinct Access
Plebejus icarioides pheres Boisduval, 1852 Pheres blue, Boisduval's blue ? San Francisco, San Francisco County, California, USA Missing Access
Plebejus idas lotis Lintner, 1878 Lotis blue 1983 (1994?) California, USA Missing Access
Plebejus saepiolus aureolus Emmel, Emmel and Mattoon, 1998 San Gabriel Mountains blue butterfly 1985 San Gabriel Mountains, California, USA Missing Access
Plebejus saepiolus insulanus Blackmore, 1920 Vancouver Island breenish blue, Vancouver Island blue, Island blue 1979 Vancouver Island (southern/southeastern), British Columbia, Canada Missing Access
Polyommatus caeruleus Staudinger, 1871 Caspian blue argus - Caspian area Rediscovered Access
Polyommatus escheri ahmar Le Cerf, 1928 Moroccan escher’s blue ? Morocco Missing Access
Polyommatus theresiae Schurian, van Oorschot & van den Brink, 1992 Saimbeyli blue, Theresia’s blue, Teressa blue - Adana Province, Turkey (southern) Rediscovered Access
Trimenia malagrida malagrida (Wallengren, 1857) Scarce Mountain copper mid-1990's Table Mountains, Cape Province, South Africa Missing Access
Trimenia wallengrenii wallengrenii (Trimen, 1887) Wallengren's copper, Wallengren's silver-spotted copper ? South Africa Missing Access

 

 

Family: Nepticulidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Ectoedemia castaneae Busck, 1913 American chestnut moth ? USA Extinct Access
Ectoedemia phleophaga Busck, 1914 Phleophagan chestnut moth ? USA Extinct Access
Stigmella maoriella Walker, 1864 - November 1853 or before Auckland, New Zealand Missing Access

 

 

Family: Noctuidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Agrotis ceropachoides Guenée, 1868 - 1860's (1885?) Mid Canterbury, South Island, New Zealand Rediscovered Access
Agrotis cremata Butler, 1880 Maui Agrotis noctuid moth, Cremata Agrotis noctuid moth, Maui cutworm ? Maui and Oahu, Hawaiian Islands, USA Missing Access
Agrotis crinigera Butler, 1881 Poko noctuid moth, Larger Hawaiian cutworm February 1879 or later Hawaii, Kauai, Lanai Laysan, Maui, Molokai and Oahu, Hawaiian Islands, USA Extinct Access
Agrotis fasciata Rothschild, 1894 (Hubner, 1824?) Midway noctuid moth, Midway mudworm pre-1909 Midway Atoll (aka Midway Island/s), Hawaiian Islands, USA Extinct Access
Agrotis kerri Swezey, 1920 Kerr's noctuid moth 26 June 1923 or later French Frigate Shoals, Hawaiian Islands, USA Extinct Access
Agrotis laysanensis Rothschild, 1894 Laysan noctuid moth 1911 Hawaiian Islands, USA Extinct Access
Agrotis melanoneura Meyrick, 1899 Black-veined agrotis noctuid moth ? Hawaiian Islands, USA Missing Access
Agrotis microreas Meyrick, 1899 Microreas agrotis noctuid moth ? Hawaiian Islands, USA Missing Access
Agrotis panoplias Meyrick, 1899 Kona agrotis noctuid moth ? Hawaiian Islands, USA Missing Access
Agrotis photophila Butler, 1879 Light-loving noctuid moth c.1900 Hawaiian Islands, USA Extinct Access
Agrotis procellaris Meyrick, 1900 Procellaris agrotis noctuid moth pre-1901 Hawaiian Islands, USA Extinct Access
Agrotis tephrias Meyrick, 1899 Kauai agrotis noctuid moth ? Hawaiian Islands, USA Missing Access
Anomocala hopkinsi Tams, 1935 - (rediscovered) Savai'i, Samoa Rediscovered Access
Apamea smythi Franclemont, 1952 Smyth's noctuid moth ? Illinois & Virginia, USA Missing Access
Autoplusia olivacea Skinner, 1917 Olivaceous noctuid moth August 1916 or later California, USA Missing Access
Cucullia gnaphalii occidentalis Boursin, 1945 Cudweed moth 1979 South-east England Missing or invalid Access
Eustrotia matercula (Saalmüller, 1880) - (rediscovered) Madagascar Rediscovered Access
Euxoa chimoensis
Hardwick, 1966
- ? Quebec, Canada Extant? Access
Hecatesia sp. nov. "amata" - Mimetic whistling moth (rediscovered) Australia Rediscovered Access
Helicoverpa confusa Hardwick, 1965 Confused moth, Confused helicoverpan noctuid moth, Confusing bollworm moth (rediscovered) Hawaiian Islands, USA Rediscovered Access
Helicoverpa minuta Hardwick, 1965 Minute noctuid moth, Minute helicoverpan noctuid moth pre-1912 Hawaiian Islands, USA Extinct Access
Lithophane furcifera suffusa Tutt, 1892 Conformist noctuid moth 1959 Glamorgan(shire), Wales (south) Missing Access
Pachetra sagittigera britannica Turner, 1933 Feathered ear noctuid moth, Feathered ear early 1960's Britain Missing Access
Papaipema aerata Lyman, 1901 Bronzed borer 1963 USA (Illinois, Michigan, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York & Pennsylvania) Missing Access
Papaipema angelica Smith, 1899 - ? California, USA Missing Access
Papaipema aweme Lyman, 1908 - ? North America Missing Access
Papaipema dribi Barnes & Benjamin, 1926 - ? New Mexico, USA Missing Access
Sparkia immacula (Grote, 1883) - - Arizona & New Mexico, USA Rediscovered Access
Xestia staudingeri (Möschler, 1862) - ? New Hampshire (& Colorado?), USA Extant? Access

 

 

Family: Notodontidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Heterocampa ditta Barnes & McDunnough, 1910 Santa Catalina Mountains prominent ? Santa Catalina Mountains, Arizona, USA Missing Access
Heterocampa simulans Barnes & Benjamin, 1924 Iowa prominent ? Iowa, USA Missing Access
Himeropteryx yui Okano, 1969 - - Taiwan Rediscovered Access
Oligocentria paradisus Benjamin, 1932 Paradise prominent ? Arizona, USA Missing Access
Oligocentria pinalensis Benjamin, 1932 Arizona prominent ? Arizona, USA Missing Access
Ptilophora rufula Kobayashi, 1994 - - Taiwan Rediscovered Access

 

 

Family: Nymphalidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Actinote zikani (d'Almeida, 1951)   - Brazil Rediscovered Access
Antanartia borbonica mauritiana Manders, 1908 Mauritius admiral 1947 Mauritius, Mascarene Islands Missing Access
Argynnis hyperbius inconstans Butler, 1873 Australian fritillary 2001 New South Wales & Queensland, Australia Missing Access
Boloria pales yangi
Hsu & Yen, 1997
Yang's alpine fritillary ? Taiwan Missing Access
Calinaga aborica Tytler, 1915 - (rediscovered) Arunachal Pradesh, India Rediscovered Access
Calisto israeli Torre, 1973 - (rediscovered) Cuba Rediscovered Access
Cercyonis pegala wheeleri Edwards, 1873 Wheeler's wood nymph, Wheeler's Satyr butterfly ? Owens Lake, Inyo County, California, USA Missing Access
Cercyonis sthenele sthenele Boisduval, 1852 Sthelene wood nymph, Great Basin wood nymph butterfly ? California, USA Missing Access
Charaxes inopinatus (Röber, 1939) - - New Britain Rediscovered Access
Chlosyne leanira obsoleta Edwards, 1877
Obsolete checkerspot, Leanira checkerspot
1956 California, USA Missing Access
Dingana fraterna Henning & Henning, 1996 Stoffberg widow (rediscovered) Stoffberg (southwest), Mpumalanga Province, South Africa Rediscovered Access
Euphydryas chalcedona perdiccas Gunder, 1932 Island checkerspot, Variable checkerspot ? Vancouver Island (souther), Canada Invalid (synonym) Access
Euploea eleutho
Quoy & Gaimard, 1815 (1824?) Marianas monarch butterfly 1975 Marianas Islands (Alamagan, Anatahan, Guam, Saipan and Rota) Missing Access
Euploea euphon desjardinsii Guérin-Méneville, 1844 Desjardin's monarch butterfly, Rodrigues crow ? Rodrigues, Mascarene Islands Missing Access
Euploea phaenareta juvia
Fruhstorfer, 1908
Juvia large crow ? Taiwan (=Formosa) Missing Access
Euploea rogeri (Geyer, 1837) Roger's monarch butterfly, Roger's crow c.1820 Seychelles? Missing Access
Heliconius nattereri Felder & Felder, 1865 Natterer's longwing (rediscovered) Brazil (eastern) Rediscovered Access
Libythea ancoata Grose-Smith, 1891 Madagascar coast snout 1893 Madagascar (northwest) Missing Access
Libythea cinyras Trimen, 1866 Mauritius libythid butterfly, Mauritius snout butterfly 1865
Moka district, Mauritius
Extinct Access
Libythea collenettei Poulton & Riley, 1928 Marquesan snout butterfly - Nuku Hiva and Ua Pou, Marquesas Islands, French Polynesia Missing Access
Neonympha mitchellii francisci Parshall & Kral, 1989 St. Francis’ satyr, Saint Francis' satyr - North Carolina, USA Rediscovered Access
Neptis guamensis Swinhoe, 1916 Guam glider ? Guam, Micronesia Missing Access
Neptis soma shania Evans, 1924 - - Bangladesh Rediscovered Access
Orobrassolis latusoris Penz & Simonsen 2011 - 1919 Paraná, Brazil Missing Access
Phalanta philiberti (de Joannis, 1893) Philibert's leopard butterfly, Seychelles leopard 1960 Seychelles (Mahé, Praslin and Silhouette) Missing Access
Polyura pyrrhus tiberius Waterhouse, 1920 - ? Lord Howe Islands, New South Wales, Australia Extinct Access
Pseudochazara mamurra amymone Brown, 1976 - - Albania & Greece Rediscovered Access
Salamis augustina vinsoni Le Cerf, 1922 Mauritian Mother-of-Pearl (butterfly) August 1929 or 1957 Mauritius Missing Access
Speyeria adiaste atossa Edwards, 1890 Atossa fritillary 1960
California (southern), USA
Missing Access
Speyeria callippe ssp. nov. - Willamette silverspot butterfly, Willamette callippe fritillary (butterfly) ? Benton County, Willamette Valley, Oregon, USA Missing Access
Speyeria zerene myrtleae dos Passos & Grey, 1945 Myrtle's silverspot (butterfly) ? California, USA Extinct or extant Access
Stuardosatyrus williamsianus (Butler, 1868) - - Chile Rediscovered Access
Stygionympha dicksoni (Riley, 1938) Dickson’s brown, Dickson's hillside brown, Tygerberg Hillside brown 1985 Tygerberg Hills, Western Cape (south-western), South Africa Missing Access
Symbrenthia silana de Nicéville, 1885 Scarce jester - Arunachal Pradesh, India Rediscovered Access
Telchinia guichardi (Gabriel, 1949) Guichard's acraea pre-1950 Ethiopia Missing Access
Vagrans egistina Quoy & Gaimard, 1824 Marianas wandering butterfly, Marianas rusty 1995 Guam and Rota islands, Marianas Islands Missing Access
Ypthima norma posticalis Matsumura, 1909 Small three-ring ? Taiwan (=Formosa) Extant? Access

 

 

Family: Papilionidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Battus polydamas antiquus
(Rothschild & Jordan, 1906)
Antigua swallowtail
1770 Antigua, Lesser Antilles Extinct Access
Bhutanitis lidderdalii ocellatomaculata Igarashi, 1979 - 1982 Thailand (=Siam) Missing Access
Bhutanitis ludlowi Gabriel, 1942 Ludlow's Bhutan swallowtail, Bhutan glory butterfly (rediscovered) Bhutan & India Rediscovered Access
Chilasa moerneri mayrhoferi Bang-Haas, 1939 - (rediscovered) New Britain, Bismarck Archipelago Rediscovered Access
Eurytides iphitas Hübner, 1821 Yellow kite swallowtail 1923 Brazil Missing Access
Graphium macleayanum insulanum Waterhouse, 1920 - pre-1970 Lord Howe Island (& Norfolk Island?), Australia Missing Access
Graphium weiskei goodenovii Rothschild, 1915 - (rediscovered) Goodenough Island, D'Entrecasteaux group, Papua New Guinea Rediscovered Access
Papilio elephenor Doubleday, 1845 Yellow-crested spangle - Assam, India (northern) Rediscovered Access
Papilio phorbanta nana Oberthür, 1879 Seychelles papilion pature pre-1880 Seychelles Extinct Access
Parnassius clodius strohbeeni Sternitzky, 1945 Strohbeen's parnassian butterfly c. 1953 (1958?) Santa Cruz Mountains, California, USA Missing Access

 

 

Family: Pieridae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Colias mendozina Breyer, 1939 - (rediscovered) Argentina Rediscovered Access
Colias ponteni Wallengren, 1860 - 1768
Tierra del Fuego, Chile (southern)
Missing Access
Euchloe ausonides insulanus Guppy and Shepard, 2001 Island marble (rediscovered) Gabriola Islands, San Juan Island & Vancouver Island Rediscovered Access
Neophasia menapia tehachapina Emmel, Emmel & Mattoon, 1998 Tehachapi pine white ? Tehachapi Mountains, Kern County, California, USA Extant? Access
Pieris mannii haroldi Wyatt, 1952 Moroccan southern small white ? Atlas Mountains, Morocco Missing Access
Pieris mannii reskovitsi Gozmany, 1968 Hungarian southern small white ? Bükk Mountains, Hungary & Slovakia Missing Access
Pieris napi atlantis Oberthür, 1925 Moroccan green-veined white c.1970 Toumliline, Atlas Mountains, Morocco Invalid (synonym) Access
Pieris wollastoni
Butler, 1886
Madeiran large white 1977 or 1986 Madeira Missing Access

 

 

Family: Plutellidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Plutella polaris Zeller, 1880 - - Norway Rediscovered Access

 

 

Family: Pyralidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Genophantis leahi Swezey, 1910 - 1900's Hawaiian Islands, USA Missing Access
Oeobia sp. nov. - - 1911 Hawaiian Islands, USA Missing Access

 

 

Family: Riodinidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Calephelis freemani McAlpine, 1971 Freeman’s metalmark, Freeman's calephelis ? Davis Mountains, Jeff Davis County, Texas, USA Missing Access
Pseudotinea caprina (Hewitson, 1859) - - Brazil Rediscovered Access
Stichelia pelotensis Biezanko, Mielke and Wedderhoff, 1979 - - Brazil (southern) Rediscovered Access

 

 

Family: Sesiidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Heterosphecia tawonoides Kallies, 2003 - - Malaysia Rediscovered Access
Synanthedon castaneae (Busck, 1913) Chestnut clearwing moth - USA Rediscovered Access

 

 

Family: Sphingidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Batocnema coquereli aldabrensis Aurvillius, 1909 - 1895 Aldabra, Seychelles Extinct Access
Cephonodes tamsi Griveaud, 1960 Seychelles bee-hawkmoth, Seychelles bee hawkmoth - Mahé, Praslin & Silhouette, Seychelles Rediscovered Access
Macroglossum alluaudi Joannis, 1893 Seychelles hummingbird hawkmoth - Seychelles Rediscovered Access
Nephele leighi Joicey & Talbot, 1921 - 1969 Seychelles Extinct Access

 

Family: Tischeriidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Tischeria perplexa Braun, 1972 Chestnut clearwing moth ? USA Extinct Access

 

 

Family: "Titanomidae"1

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Titanomis sisyrota1 Meyrick, 1888 Frosted phoenix 1959 New Zealand Missing Access

1 This species is incertae sedis. I have tentatively placed it in the undiagnosed family "Titanomidae" (in quotation marks as this website is not a taxonomic work, thus leaving the name available for professional taxonomists).

 

Family: Uraniidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Urania sloanus Cramer, 1779 Sloan's urania 1894/95 or 1908 Jamaica Extinct Access

 

 

Family: Yponomeutidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Argyresthia castaneella Busck, 1915 Chestnut ermine moth 1915 USA Extinct Access
Swammerdamia castaneae
Busck, 1914
Chestnut yponomeutid moth pre-1915 Pennsylvania, USA Missing or invalid (synonym) Access

 

 

Family: Zygaenidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Heteropan dolens Druce, 1888 Dark palm moth ? Fiji Missing Access
Levuana iridescens Bethune-Baker, 1906 Levuana moth 1929 Viti Levu, Fiji? Missing Access
Zygaena purpuralis segontii Tremewan, 1958 Transparent burnet 1962 Sea-cliffs of the Lleyn Peninsula, Caernarvonshire, Britain Missing Access
Zygaena viciae ytenensis Briggs, 1888 New Forest burnet 1920's New Forest, UK Missing Access
Zygaenoprocris eberti (Alberti, 1968) - - Afghanistan Rediscovered Access