Cyanea superba ssp. regina


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family

Scientific Name: Cyanea superba ssp. regina
Species Authority: (Wawra) Lammers
Parent Species:
Common Name(s):
English Superb Cyanea

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Extinct ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-01-01
Needs updating
Assessor(s): World Conservation Monitoring Centre
Hawaiian endemic, recorded from only three locations in the southern Koolau Mountains of Oahu. It has not been seen since 1960. The major threats at the sites where the taxon had been recorded are alien plants and feral pigs.
1997 Endangered (Walter and Gillett 1998)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: A subspecies recorded from the southern Koolau Mts., Oahu.
Regionally extinct:
United States (Hawaiian Is.)
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Population [top]

Population: Last collected in 1932 and last seen in 1960.

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Grew in the understorey of lowland forest (535–700 m).
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): The major threats at the sites where the taxon had been recorded are alien plants and feral pigs.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: It is listed by the US Endangered Species Act.

Citation: World Conservation Monitoring Centre 1998. Cyanea superba ssp. regina. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. <>. Downloaded on 02 April 2015.
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