The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database


Phalanta philiberti


Species Authority
(de Joannis, 1893)
Atella philiberti de Joannis, 1893; Atella seychellarum Holland, 1896:266
Common Name
Philibert's leopard butterfly, Seychelles leopard
Seychelles (Mahé, Praslin and Silhouette)
Last Record
1953 (specimen); 1960 (sighting; Lawrence, 2014)
IUCN status
Not evaluated
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[b]Species Bibliography:[/b]
Gerlach, Justin. (2008). [url=]Preliminary conservation status and needs of an oceanic island fauna: the case of Seychelles insects[/url]. J Insect Conserv 12: 293-305.
Henning, Graham. (2015). [url=]Lepidoptera conservation in South Africa - part 2[/url]. Babbel Blues 3: 18-23.
Holland, W. J. (1896). [url=]List of the lepidoptera from Aldabra, Seychelles, and other East African islands, collected by Dr. W. L. Abbott[/url]. Proc. U.S. Nat. Mus. 18(1064): 265-273.
Lawrence, James. (2014). Field Guide to Butterflies of Seychelles: Their Natural History and Conservation. Siri Scientific Press.