Oniscigaster wakefieldi McLachlan, 1873



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Last record: before 1933

Rediscovered in 1962 or prior



New Zealand












Original scientific description:

McLachlan, R. (1873). [description of Oniscigaster wakefieldi]. Ent. Mon. Mag. 10: 110.


Other references:

Hutton, F. W. (1898). The Neuroptera of New Zealand. Trans. N. Z. Inst. 31: 208-249.

McLachlan, R. (1874). On Oniscigaster Wakefieldi. J. Linn. Soc. (Zool.) 12.

Moseley, Martin E. (1933). A possibly extinct New Zealand mayfly. Entomologist 66(841): 121-122.

Penniket, J. G. (1962). Notes on New Zealand Ephemeroptera. II. A preliminary account of Oniscigaster wakefieldi McLachlan, recently rediscovered (Siphlonuridae). Records of the Cantebury Museum 7(5): 375-388.


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