Nesiobius fimbriatus   (Wollaston)


 
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Fringed Nesiobius Weevil
(Nesiobius fimbriatus)

 
syn. -

 
distribution:

British Overseas Territory of Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha: Saint Helena

 
local name: -

 
size: ca. 0,38 cm (length) (?)

extinction date: after 1877 (?)

 
This species lived in the, nowadays extinct, Gumwood forests (Commidendrum robustum), where the animals could be found on the ground among dead wood.

 
References:

- T. Vernon Wollaston: Coleoptera Sanctae-Helenae. London: John Van Voorst, Paternoster Row. 1877