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Heterosphecia tawonoides Kallies, 2003

 

Locality
Malaysia
Last Record
1887
Rediscovered in
?
IUCN status
Not evaluated
TSE forum thread
https://extinctanimals.proboards.com/thread/22932/heterosphecia-tawonoides
Notes
References
[b]Original Scientific Description:[/b]
 
Kallies, A. (2003). Three new species of Heterosphecia Le Cerf, 1916, from the Oriental Region (Lepidoptera: Sesiidae, Sesiinae). Entomologische Zeitschrift 113(2): 34-37.
 
[b]Species Bibliography:[/b]
 
Volponi, Marta A. Skowron and Volponi, Paolo. (2017). [url=https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/pdf/10.1177/1940082917739774]A 130-Year-Old Specimen Brought Back to Life: A Lost Species of Bee-Mimicking Clearwing Moth, [i]Heterosphecia tawonoides[/i] (Lepidoptera: Sesiidae: Osminiini), Rediscovered in Peninsular Malaysia’s Primary Rainforest[/url]. Tropical Conservation Science 10: 1-7.
 
https://www.globalwildlife.org/press-room/bee-mimicking-clearwing-moth-buzzes-back-to-life-after-130-years/?utm_content=buffer30300&utm_medium=social&utm_source=facebook.com&utm_campaign=buffer