Omiodes monogona Meyrick, 1888

Hawaiian bean leafroller moth



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Hedylepta monogona (Meyrick, 1888)


Conservation Status

Rediscovered (Haines et al., 2004)



all main islands except Kaho‘olawe & Ni‘ihau, Hawaiian islands, USA


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Meyrick, Edward. (1888). On Pyralidina of the Hawaiian Islands. Transactions of the Entomological Society of London 1888(2): 209-246.


Other references:

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.

Yepishin, Viktor and Govorun, Oleksandr. (2024). A recent encounter with Omiodes monogona Meyrick, 1888 (Crambidae: Spilomelinae)—an interesting snout moth endemic to Hawaii. Zootaxa 5406(2): 397-400.

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


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