Omiodes anastrepta Meyrick, 1899



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Hedylepta anastrepta (Meyrick, 1899)


Conservation Status

Last record: pre-1960

Rediscovered in 2003



O‘ahu, Moloka‘i, and Hawai‘i, Hawaiian Islands, USA


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Meyrick, Edward. (1899). Macrolepidoptera. Fauna Hawaiiensis or the Zoology of the Sandwich (Hawaiian) Isles: ..., vol. 1, part 2. 123-275.


Other references:

Beattie, M. H. (1994). Endangered and threatened wildlife and plants: animal candidate review for listing as endangered or threatened species. Fed. Reg. 59(219): 58982–59028.

Haines, W. P., Giffin, J. and Foote, D. (2004). Rediscovery of five species of Omiodes Guenée (Lepidoptera: Crambidae) on Hawai‘i Island. Bishop Museum Occasional Papers 79: 45-49.

Nishida, G. M. (ed.). (1994). Hawaiian Terrestrial Arthropoda Checklist. Second Edition. Hawaii Biological Survey, Contribution No. 94-04. Bishop Museum: Honolulu, Hawaii. 287 pp.

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS). (1989). Endangered and threatened wildlife and plants; animal notice of review. Federal Register, Department of the Interior 54(4): 554-579.

Zimmerman, Elwood C. (1958). Insects of Hawaii, vol. 8. Lepidoptera: Pyraloidea. University of Hawaii Press, Honolulu. 456 pp.


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