Agrotis photophila (Butler, 1879:269)

Light-loving Noctuid moth

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Leucania photophila Butler, 1879:269 (original combination)

 

Conservation Status

Extinct

Last record: c. 1900

IUCN RedList status: Critically Endangered (Possibly Extinct)

 

Distribution

Hawaiian Islands, USA

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Butler, A. G. (1879). On the heterocerous Lepidoptera collected in the Hawaiian Islands by the Rev. T. Blackburn. Entomologists' Monthly Magazine 15: 269-273.

 

Other references:

Walker, A. & Medeiros, M.J. 2021. Agrotis photophila. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2021: e.T708A189703011. https://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2021-3.RLTS.T708A189703011.en. Accessed on 08 July 2022.

World Conservation Monitoring Centre. (1996). Agrotis photophila. In: IUCN 2012. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2012.1. (http://www.iucnredlist.org). Downloaded on 29 July 2012.

 

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