Omiodes epicentra Meyrick, 1899

Oahu swamp hedyleptan moth



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Hedylepta epicentra Meyrick, 1899; Phostria epicentra (Meyrick, 1899)


Conservation Status

Last record: 1900's (source)

Possibly still exists.

IUCN RedList status: Data Deficient



Oahu, 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:

Gagné, W. C. and Howarth, F. G. (1982). Conservation status of endemic Hawaiian Lepidoptera. Proceedings of the 3rd Congress on European Lepidoptera. pp 74-85. Cambridge, England.
Haines, W. P. (2004). Omiodes epicentra. In: IUCN 2012. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2012.2. ( Downloaded on 26 May 2013.
Zimmerman, Elwood C. (1958). Insects of Hawaii. Volume 8, Lepidoptera: Pyraloidea. Hawaii: University of Hawai'i Press. ix + 456 pp.


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