The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database


Omiodes iridias Meyrick, 1899

Kilauea Pa'Iniu hedyleptan moth



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Hedylepta iridias (Meyrick, 1899)


Conservation Status

Last record: pre-1964

Rediscovered: ?



Hawai'i, Hawaiian Islands, USA












Haines, W. and Foote, D. (2005). Rapid assessment of invertebrate fauna of the Kona Forest Unit of Hakalau National Wildlife Refuge. Hawai‘i Cooperative Studies Unit, Technical Report HCSU-001. University of Hawai‘i at Hilo. 93 pp., incl. 7 tables, 16 figures & 4 appendices.
NatureServe. 2015. NatureServe Explorer: An online encyclopedia of life [web application]. Version 7.1. NatureServe, Arlington, Virginia. Available (Accessed: January 3, 2016).
Nishida, G.M., Ed. 1994. Hawaiian Terrestrial Arthropoda Checklist. Second Edition. Hawaii Biological Survey, Contribution No. 94-04. Bishop Museum: Honolulu, Hawaii. 287 pp.
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS). 1989a. Endangered and threatened wildlife and plants; animal notice of review. Federal Register, Department of the Interior 54(4): 554-579.
Zimmerman, Elwood Curtis. 1958. Insects of Hawaii, vol. 8. Lepidoptera: Pyraloidea. University of Hawaii Press, Honolulu. 456 pp.


<< Back to the Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths) database