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Synemon edwardsi Williams & Williams 2016

 

Synonym/s
Synemon sp. ‘Kukerin’ (Williams & Williams, 2013)
Common Name/s
Kukerin sunmoth, Splendid sun-moth
Locality
Western Australia (south-western), Australia
Last Record
1948
Rediscovered in
21 November 1996
IUCN status
Not evaluated
TSE forum thread
https://extinctanimals.proboards.com/thread/21859/synemon-edwardsi
Notes
References
[b]Original Scientific Description:[/b]

Williams, Andrew A. E. and Williams, Matthew R. (2016). A new species of [i]Synemon[/i] Doubleday (Lepidoptera: Castniidae) from Western Australia. Australian Entomologist 43: 119-134. [[url=https://search.informit.com.au/documentSummary;dn=325963643416548;res=IELHSS]Abstract[/url]]

[b]Species Bibliography[/b]

Williams, Andrew A. E. and Williams, Matthew R. (2013). Kukerin sunmoth, Synemon sp. Kukerin, rediscovered. Information Sheet 67, 2pp. Available from: https://www.dpaw.wa.gov.au/images/documents/about/science/pubs/infosheets/sdis067.pdf

Williams, Andrew A. E., Williams, Matthew R., Edwards, Edward D. and Coppen, Rebecca A. M. (2016). [url=https://museum.wa.gov.au/sites/default/files/WAMRecords_2016_31(2)_90to162_WILLIAMSetal.pdf]The sun-moths (Lepidoptera: Castniidae) of Western Australia: an inventory of distribution, larval food plants, habitat, behaviour, seasonality and conservation status[/url]. Records of the Western Australian Museum 31(2): 90-162.