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Stichelia pelotensis Biezanko, Mielke & Wedderhoff, 1979

 

Locality
Brazil (southern)
Last Record
1950's
Rediscovered in
2001
IUCN status
?
TSE forum thread
https://extinctanimals.proboards.com/thread/20182/stichelia-pelotensis
Notes
References
[b]Original Scientific Description:[/b]

Biezanko, C. M., Mielke, O. H. H. and Wedderhoff, A. (1979). Contribuição ao estudo faunístico dos Riodinidae do Rio Grande do Sul, Brasil (Lepidoptera)
Acta Biol. Parana. 7: 7-22.

[b]Species Bibliography[/b]

Siewert, Ricardo Russo et al. (In Press, 2015). [url=https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0085562615001314][i]Stichelia pelotensis[/i] (Lepidoptera, Riodinidae): conservation, notes, and rediscovery of an endangered butterfly from southern Brazil[/url]. Revista Brasileira de Entomologia. doi:10.1016/j.rbe.2015.11.005

https://blogs.scientificamerican.com/extinction-countdown/lost-butterfly-found-brazil/