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Macroglossum alluaudi Joannis, 1893

Seychelles hummingbird hawkmoth

 

Synonym/s
Macroglossum alludaudi Joannis, 1893 (orth. error used by Gerlach et al., 2005)
Common Name/s
Locality
Seychelles
Last Record
c.1894
Rediscovered in
10 July, 2000
IUCN status
Not evaluated
TSE forum thread
https://extinctanimals.proboards.com/thread/13248/seychelles-hummingbird-hawkmoth
Notes
Originally known only from three specimens collected on Mahé (Joannis, 1893 & 1894), it was rediscovered on Silhouette on July 10, 2000 by Justin Gerlach (Gerlach, 2000). It has since been reported by (Matyot, 2005).
References
[b]Original Scientific Description:[/b]
 
Joannis, J. de. (1893). Description de trois macrolépidoptères nouveaux des îles Séchelles et quelques remarques sur la faune lépidoptérologique de ces îles.  Bull. Soc. entomol. France, 50-53.
 
[b]Species Bibliography:[/b]
 
Gerlach, Justin. (2000). [url=https://islandbiodiversity.com/Phelsuma%208-11.pdf]The rediscovery of the Seychelles hummingbird hawkmoth [i]Macroglossum alluaudi[/i] Joannis, 1893 (Lepidoptera: Sphingidae)[/url]. Phelsuma 8: 79-80.
 
Gerlach, Justin, Matyot, Pat and Samways, Michael J. (2005). [url=https://islandbiodiversity.com/Phelsuma%2013-1.pdf]Developing strategies for invertebrate conservation: the case for the Seychelles islands[/url]. Phelsuma 13: 9-24.
 
Joannis, J. de. (1894). Mission scientifique de M. Charles Alluaud aux Iles Séchelles (mars-avrilmai 1892): Lépidoptères. Ann. Soc. entomol. France 63: 425-438.
 
Matyot, Pat. (2005). [url=https://islandbiodiversity.com/Phelsuma%2013-4.pdf]The hawkmoths (Lepidoptera: Sphingidae) of Seychelles: identiļ¬cation, historical background, distribution, food plants and ecological considerations[/url]. Phelsuma 13: 55-80.