Scotorythra nesiotes (Perkins, 1901)

Ko'olau giant looper moth

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Acrodrepanis nesiotes Perkins, 1901 (original combination); Scotorhythra nesiotes (Perkins, 1901)

 

Conservation Status

Extinct

Last record: 1900's (source)

IUCN RedList status: Extinct

 

Distribution

Hawaiian Islands, USA

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Perkins, R. C. L. (1901). On a new genus of Geometridae from the Hawaiian Islands. The Entomologist's Monthly Magazine 37: 215-216.

 

Other references:

Baillie, J. and Groombridge, B. (eds). 1996. 1996 IUCN Red List of Threatened Animals. IUCN, Gland, Switzerland and Cambridge, UK.

Groombridge, B. (ed.). 1994. 1994 IUCN Red List of Threatened Animals. IUCN, Gland, Switzerland and Cambridge, UK.

Howarth, F.G., D. Preston, F. Moretzsohn, and M. McShane. 2003. Invertebrate survey of Hakalau Forest National Wildlife Refuge, Hawaii. Final Report No. 2003-21 to the Hawaii Biological Survey, Honolulu, Hawaii. 49 pp.

IUCN. 1990. IUCN Red List of Threatened Animals. IUCN, Gland, Switzerland and Cambridge, UK.

Scoble, M. J. (ed.), M. S. Parsons, M. R. Honey, L. M. Pitkin, and B. R. Pitkin. 1999. Geometrid moths of the world: a catalogue. Volumes 1 and 2: 1016 pp. + index 129 pp. CSIRO Publishing, Collingwood, Victoria, Australia.

World Conservation Monitoring Centre. (1996). Scotorythra nesiotes. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1996: e.T20075A9144489. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.1996.RLTS.T20075A9144489.en. Downloaded on 27 May 2016.

Zimmerman, Elwood C. (1958). Insects of Hawaii. Volume 7, Macrolepidoptera. Hawaii: University of Hawai'i Press. xi + 542 pp. [p. 144-147]

 

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