Coleoptera (Beetles)

Family: Anthribidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Homoeodera nodulipennis Wollaston, 1877 Gnarled broad-headed weevil pre-1878 St. Helena Extinct Access
Valenfriesia rotundata (Wollaston, 1877) Rotund fungus weevil March 1967 St. Helena Extinct Access

 

Family: Buprestidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Castiarina insculpta Carter, 1934 Miena jewel beetle (rediscovered) Central Plateau, Tasmania, Australia Rediscovered Access

 

Family: Carabidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Aplothorax burchelli Waterhouse, 1841 (1842?) - 1967 St. Helena Extinct Access
Bembidion derelictus Alluaud, 1926 - 1888 Flores, Azores Extinct Access
Bembidion palosverdes Kavanaugh & Erwin, 1992 Palos Verdes intertidal minute carabid beetle (rediscovered) Palos Verdes Peninsula, Los Angeles County, California, USA Rediscovered Access
Bembidion sublimbatus Wollaston,1877 - ? High Central Ridge, St Helena Extinct Access
Blackburnia anomala (Blackburn, 1878) - (rediscovered) Maui, Hawaiian Islands, USA Rediscovered Access
Blackburnia blaptoides Blackburn, 1878 - pre-1901 Hawaiian Islands, USA Extinct Access
Blackburnia burneyi Liebherr & Porch, 2015 - late Holocene Kauai, Hawaiian Islands, USA Extinct Access
Blackburnia cryptipes Liebherr & Porch, 2015 - late Holocene Kauai, Hawaiian Islands, USA Extinct Access
Blackburnia godzilla Liebherr & Porch, 2015 - late Holocene Kauai, Hawaiian Islands, USA Extinct Access
Blackburnia haleakala Liebherr, 2000 - ? Hawaiian Islands, USA Extinct Access
Blackburnia lenta Sharp, 1903 - (rediscovered) Hawaiian Islands, USA Rediscovered Access
Blackburnia menehune Liebherr & Porch, 2015 - late Holocene Kauai, Hawaiian Islands, USA Extinct Access
Blackburnia metromenoides Perkins, 1917 Waianae Mountains ground beetle ? O'ahu, Hawaiian Islands, USA Extinct Access
Blackburnia micantipennis Sharp, 1903 Kauai ground beetle, Waimea ground beetle 1935 Kauai, Hawaiian Islands, USA Extinct Access
Blackburnia mothra Liebherr & Porch, 2015 - late Holocene Kauai, Hawaiian Islands, USA Extinct Access
Blackburnia ovata Liebherr & Porch, 2015 - late Holocene Kauai, Hawaiian Islands, USA Extinct Access
Blackburnia rugosa Liebherr & Porch, 2015 - late Holocene Kauai, Hawaiian Islands, USA Extinct Access
Bradycellus chavesi Alluaud, 1919 - 1918 São Miguel Island, Azores Extinct Access
Bryanites graeffii Liebherr, 2017 - pre-1871 Samoa Extinct Access
Calathus extensicollis Putzeys, 1863 (1873?) - 1930 Pico, Azores Extinct Access
Calathus vicenteorum Schatzmayr, 1937 - 1985 São Miguel Island, Azores Extinct Access
Cicindelidia floridana Cartwright, 1939 Miami scabrous tiger beetle, Floridan tiger beetle, Miami tiger beetle (rediscovered) Miami, Florida, USA Rediscovered Access
Cicindela hirticollis abrupta Casey, 1913 Sacramento Valley hairy-necked beetle c.1984 Sacramento Valley, California, USA Extinct Access
Clivina morio Dejean, 1831 - (rediscovered) USA Rediscovered Access
Cymindis alutacea Wollaston, 1867 - (rediscovered) São Nicolau, Cape Verde Islands Rediscovered Access
Holcaspis brevicula  Butcher, 1984 Eyrewell ground beetle 2005 Eyrewell Forest, Canterbury Plains, New Zealand Missing Access
Ishikawatrechus intermedius Ueno, 1957 Kadota Chibi blind ground beetle (rediscovered) Kôchi Prefecture, Shikoku, Japan Rediscovered Access
Laemostenus libanensis (Piochard de la Brûlerie, 1876) - (rediscovered) Lebanon Rediscovered Access
Leistus punctatissimus Breit, 1914 - (rediscovered) Italy Rediscovered Access
Mecodema costellum ssp. nov. 'spelles' - Paturau Caves mecodema weevil Before 1840? Paturau Caves, Nelson (northwest), South Island, New Zealand Extinct Access
Mecodema punctellum Broun, 1921 Stephens Island weevil 1931 Stephens Island, New Zealand Extinct Access
Mecyclothorax nubicola Blackburn (year?) - (rediscovered) Hawaiian Islands, USA Rediscovered Access
Mecyclothorax rusticus Sharp (year?) - (rediscovered) Hawaiian Islands, USA Rediscovered Access
Nurus atlas Laporte, 1867 - - Australia Rediscovered Access
Nurus brevis Motschulsky, 1865 - - Australia Rediscovered Access
Platynus dissipatus Scudder, 1890 - Late Pleistocene Canada Extinct Access
Pseudanophthalmus krameri Krekeler, 1973 Kramer's cave beetle ? Cave Hill Cave, Ohio, USA Extinct Access
Pseudanophthalmus krekeleri Barr, 1965 Rich Mountain cave beetle 1985 West Virginia, USA Extinct Access
Pseudanophthalmus tiresias Barr, 1959 Soothsayer cave beetle - Tennessee, USA Rediscovered Access
Pterostichus destitutus Scudder, 1890 - Late Pleistocene Canada Extinct Access
Rhadine ozarkensis Sanderson & Miller, 1941 Ozark Cave ground beetle (rediscovered) Fincher('s) Cave, Washington County, Arkansas, USA Rediscovered Access
Trechus balsamensis Barr, 1962 Plott Balsam Mountains ground beetle ? North Carolina, USA Extinct Access
Trechus carolinae Schaeffer, 1901 Black Mountains ground beetle ? North Carolina, USA Extinct Access
Trechus luculentus luculentus Barr, 1962 Bright ground beetle ? North Carolina & Tennessee, USA Extinct Access
Trechus luculentus unicoi Barr, 1979 Unicoi Mountains ground beetle ? North Carolina & Tennessee, USA Extinct Access
Trechus mitchellensis Barr, 1962 Mitchell's ground beetle ? North Carolina, USA Extinct Access
Trechus novaculosus Barr, 1962 Great Smoky Mountains ground beetle ? North Carolina & Tennessee, USA Extinct Access
Trechus roanicus Barr, 1962 Roan Mountain ground beetle ? North Carolina & Tennessee, USA Extinct Access
Trechus rosenbergi Barr, 1962 Rosenberg's ground beetle ? North Carolina, USA Extinct Access
Trechus satanicus Barr, 1962 Satanic ground beetle ? North Carolina, USA Extinct Access
Trechus subtilis Barr, 1962 Fine ground beetle ? North Carolina, USA Extinct Access
Trechus torretassoi Jeannel, 1937 - 1985 São Miguel Island, Azores Extinct Access

 

Family: Cerambycidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Diseoblax wrightii (Waterhouse, 1880) Gros moutouc du filao 1950's? Seychelles Extinct Access

 

Family: Chrysomelidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Sphenoraia chujoi Lee, 2014 Sôzan beetle 1936 Sôzan, Taiwan Extinct Access

 

Family: Cicindelidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Jansenia laeticolor (W. Horn, 1904) - (rediscovered) Sri Lanka Rediscovered Access

 

Family: Cleridae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Cormodes darwinii Pascoe, 1860 - - Lord Howe Island, New South Wales, Australia Rediscovered Access

 

Family: Coccinellidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Micraspis flavovittata Crotch, 1874 - (rediscovered) Victoria, Australia Rediscovered Access

 

Family: Curculionidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Anagotus sp. nov. 'Fred Cave' - Fred Cave Anagotus weevil ? Waitomo, North Island, New Zealand Extinct Access
Dryophthorus distinguendus Perkins, 1900 - 1961 Hawaiian Islands, USA Extinct Access
Dryotribus mimeticus Horn, 1873 - 1953 French Frigate Shoals, Johnston Island, Laysan and Wake Island, Hawaiian Islands, USA Extinct Access
Hadramphus tuberculatus Pascoe, 1877 Canterbury knobbed weevil, Spaniard weevil, Banks Peninsula speargrass weevil (rediscovered) Canterbury Plains, South Island, New Zealand Rediscovered Access
Megacolabus sculpturatus Broun, 1893 Akaroa weevil pre-1894 Akaroa, Banks Peninsula, New Zealand Extinct Access
Neocnemis occidentalis Crotch, 1867 - 1865 Santa Maria, Azores Extinct Access
Nesiobius barbatus Wollaston, 1877 - 1880 St. Helena Extinct Access
Nesiobius breviusculus Wollaston, 1877 - ? St. Helena Extinct Access
Nesiobius fimbriatus Wollaston, 1887 Fringed nesiobius weevil ? St. Helena Extinct Access
Oodemas laysanensis Fullaway, 1914 Laysan weevil 1964 or June 1990 Laysan, Midway, Nihoa and Necker Island, Hawaiian Islands, USA Extinct Access
Prothrombosternus tarsalis Voss, 1965 - (rediscovered) Rubeho Mountains, Tanzania Rediscovered Access
Rhyncogonus bryani Perkins, 1919 Bryan's weevil 1911 Laysan Hawaiian Islands, USA Extinct Access
Rhyncogonus extraneus Perkins, 1910 - 16 January 1941 O'ahu, Hawaiian Islands, USA Extinct Access
Tychanopais sp. nov. 'Fred Cave' - Fred Cave tychanopais weevil ? Waitomo, North Island, New Zealand Extinct Access
Tymbopiptus valeas Kuschel, 1987 - 1680 +/- 50 years BP New Zealand Extinct Access
Xyleborus pele Samuelson, 1981 - - Hawaiian Islands, USA Rediscovered Access

 

Family: Dytiscidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Acilius sinensis Peschet, 1915 - (rediscovered) Yunnan Province, China Extinct Access
Hygrotus sylvanus (Fall, 1917) - 1979 USA Extinct Access
Ilybius samokovi Nilsson & Fery, 1993 - (rediscovered) Rila Mountains, Bulgaria Rediscovered Access
Rhantus orbignyi Balke, 1992 - (rediscovered) Argentina & Brazil Rediscovered Access
Rhantus papuanus Balfour-Browne, 1939 - 1919 Papua New Guinea Extinct Access
Rhantus plantaris Sharp, 1882 - (rediscovered) New Zealand Rediscovered Access
Siettitia balsetensis Abeille de Perrin, 1904 Perrin's cave beetle, Perrin's cave coleoptera 1950's (1994?) France Extinct Access
Stygoporus oregonensis Larson and LaBonte, 1994   - Oregon, USA Rediscovered Access

 

Family: Elateridae (Click Beetles)

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Cardiophorus robustus LeConte, 1853 - (rediscovered) USA Rediscovered Access
Dilobitarsus pendleburyi Fleutiaux, 1934 - (rediscovered) Malay Peninsula, Malaysia and Sumatra, Indonesia Rediscovered Access

 

Family: Elmidae (Rifle Beetles)

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Heterelmis stephani Brown, 1972 Stephan's riffle beetle, Stephan's heterelmis riffle beetle 1993 Arizona, USA Extinct Access

 

Family: Eucnemidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Paleoxenus dohrni Horn, 1878 Dohrn's elegant beetle, Dohrn's elegant eucnemid beetle ? San Gabriel Mountains, California, USA Extinct Access

 

Family: Haliplidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Haliplus nitens LeConte, 1850 Disjunct crawling water beetle 1913 North America Extinct Access

 

Family: Hydraenidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Limnebius aridus Perkins, 1980 Animas (limnebius) minute moss beetle 1952 New Mexico, USA Extinct Access
Limnebius texanus Perkins, 1980 Texas (limnebius) minute moss beetle ? Texas, USA Extinct Access
Limnebius utahensis Perkins, 1980 Utah (limnebius) minute moss beetle 1947 Utah, USA Extinct Access
Ochthebius putnamensis Blatchley, 1910 Indiana (ochthebius) minute moss beetle pre-1911 Indiana, USA Extinct Access
Sebasthetops omaliniformis Jäch, 1998 - (rediscovered) South Africa Rediscovered Access

 

Family: Hygrobiidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Hygrobia davidi Bedel, 1883 Chinese screech beetle, David's water hygrobia 1873 (1883?) Jiangxi Province, China Extinct Access

 

Family: Leiodidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Aglyptinus agathidioides Blair, 1930 Potters Bar beetle, Round fungus beetle 14 April 1912 Potters Bar, Hertfordshire, England Extinct Access

 

Family: Limnichidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Ersachus erichsonianus Sharp, 1902 - (rediscovered) Veracruz, Mexico Rediscovered Access

 

Family: Melolonthidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Bothynus cribrarius (Fairmaire, 1878) - (rediscovered) Atlantic Forest, Brazil Rediscovered Access

 

Family: Nitidulidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Meligethes salvan Audisio, De Biase & Antonini, 2003 - (rediscovered) Italy Rediscovered Access

 

Family: Scarabaeidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Ahermodontus bischoffi (Všetečka, 1939) - (rediscovered) Albania Extinct Access
Coenonycha globosa McClay, 1943 - (rediscovered) Washington, USA Rediscovered Access
Copris pristinus Pierce, 1946 - Late Pleistocene Los Angeles, California, USA Extinct Access
Eodrepanus coopei Barbero, Palestrini & Roggero, 2009 - c.118,000 yBP England Extinct Access
Hoplia walterrossii Sabatinelli in Baraud, 1992   - Molise, Italy (southern) Rediscovered Access
Onthophagous everestae Pierce, 1946 - Late Pleistocene Los Angeles, California, USA Extinct Access
Paracryptocanthon borgmeieri Vulcano, Pereira & Martinez, 1976 - (rediscovered) Brazil Rediscovered Access
Prodontria sp. nov. 'New Zealand' - - ? New Zealand Extinct Access
Scarabaeus cancer (Arrow, 1919) - (rediscovered) Kuando Kubango Province, Angola Rediscovered Access
Stenosternus costatus Karsch, 1881 - (rediscovered) São Tomé, Gulf of Guinea, West Africa Rediscovered Access

 

Family: Silphidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Nicrophorus hispaniola Sikes & Peck, 2000 - (rediscovered) Dominican Republic, Hispaniola Rediscovered Access

 

Family: Staphylinidae (Rove Beetles)

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Aleochara repetita Sharp, 1887   - Brazil & Panamá Rediscovered Access
Batriasymmodes parki Barr, 1987 Antloving beetle ? Neely Farm Cave, Mercer County, West Virginia, USA Extinct Access
'Cafius' gigas Lea, 1929 - ? Mount Lidgbird, Lord Howe Island, New South Wales, Australia Extinct Access
Mastopsenius australis Seevers, 1945 - (rediscovered) Northern Territory & Queensland, Australia Rediscovered Access
Oxyporus flohri Sharp, 1887 - (rediscovered) Guatemala & Veracruz, México Rediscovered Access
Paraneseuthia holzneri (Franz) - - Japan Rediscovered Access

 

Family: Tenebrionidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Alphasida nitida Bedel, 1918 - (rediscovered) Morocco Rediscovered Access
Asida septemsis (Pérez Vera, Ruiz & Avila, 2012) - (rediscovered) Morocco Rediscovered Access
Helenomelas basilewskyi Ardoin, 1972 - 1960's St. Helena Extinct Access
Hymenophorus candeli (Pardo-Alcaide, 1978) - (rediscovered) Morocco Rediscovered Access
Nesotes azoricus (Crotch, 1867) - 1930 São Miguel Island, Azores Extinct Access
Penthicoides seriatoporus Fairmaire, 1896 - (rediscovered) Karnataka, India Rediscovered Access

 

Family: Trogidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Trox youngai Strümpher & Scholtz, 2011 - ? South Africa Missing Access

 

Family: Ulodidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Waitomophylax worthyi Leschen & Rhode, 2002 - Holocene New Zealand Extinct Access

 

Family: Zopheridae (Ironclad Beetles)

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Pycnomerus prebblei Porch & Smith, 2017 - subfossil Rimatara, French Polynesia Extinct Access
Pycnomerus rimatara Porch & Smith, 2017 - subfossil Rimatara, French Polynesia Extinct Access