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Hesperia meskei pinocayo

 

Species Authority
Gatrelle & Minno, 2003:6
Synonym/s
Common Name
Rockland grass skipper butterfly, Rockland meske’s skipper
Locality
Florida, USA
Last Record
2000
IUCN status
Not evaluated
TSE Forum thread
https://extinctanimals.proboards.com/thread/17051/hesperia-meskei-ssp-pinocayo
Hypodigm
[b]Type Locality:[/b] “Florida: Monroe County, Big Pine Key”
Notes
Another taxon rediscovered and then lost again, presumably forever.
References
[b]Original Scientific Description:[/b]
 
Gatrelle and Minno. (2003). [description of [i]Hesperia meskei pinocayo[/i]]. Tax. Rep. Int. Lepid. Surv. 4(3): 6.
 
[b]Species Bibliography:[/b]
 
https://www.fws.gov/southeast/news/2013/032.html
 
https://www.frrp.org/SLR%20documents/Minno.pdf
 
https://news.mongabay.com/2013/0801-holmgren-butterfly-extinction-florida.html