The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database


Xestia staudingeri


Species Authority
(Möschler, 1862)
Agrotiphila staudingeri (Möschler, 1862)
Common Name
New Hampshire (& Colorado?), USA
Last Record
IUCN status
Not evaluated
TSE Forum thread
This species may have a much wider distribution, and hence may still be extant. Further information is needed to properly assess the status of this taxa. It should therefore only provisionally be considered a "missing" species.
For a photograph of a preserved specimen see [url=]here[/url].
Hodges, R.W. et al., eds. 1983. Check List of the Lepidoptera of America North of Mexico. E.W. Classey Limited and The Wedge Entomological Research Foundation, London. 284 pp.
LaFontaine, J. D. 1998. Noctuoidea, Noctuidae (part). In Dominick, R.B. et al. The Moths of America North of Mexico. Fascicle 27.3. The Wedge Entomological Research Foundation. 348 pp.
Lafontaine, J.D. and B. C. Schmidt. 2010. Annotated check list of the Noctuoidea (Insecta, Lepidoptera) of North America north of Mexico. ZooKeys 40:1-239.