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Vagrans egistina

 

Species Authority
Quoy & Gaimard, 1824
Synonym/s
Issoria egistina Quoy & Gaimard, 1824
Common Name
Marianas wandering butterfly, Marianas rusty
Locality
Guam and Rota islands, Marianas Islands
Last Record
1995
IUCN status
Not evaluated
TSE Forum thread
https://extinctanimals.proboards.com/thread/16228/vagrans-egistina-mariana-wandering-butterfly
Hypodigm
Notes
For a photograph of this species see [url=https://www.guamdawr.org/Conservation/gcwcs2/GuamCWCS%20Chapter3.pdf]here[/url]. For a coloured plate see [url=https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/129997#page/163/mode/1up]here[/url].
References
[b]Species Bibliography:[/b]
 
Daniel Rubinoff and Brenden Holland. (2018). The Conservation Status of Two Endangered Mariana Butterflies, Hypolimnas octocula marianensis and Vagrans egistina (Nymphalidae). 
Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society 72(3): 218-226. [[url=https://www.bioone.org/doi/abs/10.18473/lepi.v72i3.a7]Abstract[/url]]
 
Schreiner, I. H. and Nafus, D. M. (1997). Butterflies of Micronesia. Agricultural Experiment Station, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, University of Guam, Mangilao, GU.
 
Swezey, O. H. 1942. Lepidoptera. Butterflies of Guam: in Insects of Guam. Vol. I. Bernice P. Bishop Museum. Bulletin 172. [p. 35]
 
Schreiner, I. H. & D. M. Nafus. 1996. Survey of rare butterflies in the Mariana Islands. Preliminary report to USFWS. Unpublished report. 10 pp.
 
https://www.federalregister.gov/documents/2014/10/01/2014-22776/endangered-and-threatened-wildlife-and-plants-proposed-endangered-status-for-21-species-and-proposed