The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database


Bonapruncinia sanctaehelenae Benoit, 1977



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Bonapruncinia sanctae-helenae Benoit, 1977


Conservation Status

Last record 1967 (source)

Not found during surveys in 2003, 2012 and 2013 (Ashmole & Ashmole, 2004a,b).



St. Helena












Original scientific description:

Benoit, P. L. G. (1977). Fam. Thomisidae. In La faune terrestre de l'île de Saite-Hélène IV. Annls Mus. r. Afr. cent. (Zool.-Ser. 8°) 220: 82-87.


Other references:

Ashmole, Philip, and, Ashmole, Myrtle. (2004a). The invertebrates of Prosperous Bay Plain, St Helena: A survey, by Philip and Myrtle Ashmole, September – December 2003. Commissioned by the St Helena Government and financed by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office. Peebles, Scotland: Kidston Mill.

Ashmole, Philip, and, Ashmole, Myrtle. (2004b). Guide to Invertebrates of Prosperous Bay Plain, St Helena and Illustrated account of species found on the Eastern Arid Area (EAA), including Prosperous Bay Plain, Holdfast Tom and Horse Point Plain. Peebles, Scotland: Kidston Mill. 92 pp. [automatic download]


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