Taylorilygus aldrichi (Izzard)

Aldrich’s Plant Bug (Taylorilygus aldrichi)

Aldrich’s Plant Bug was described in 1936 on the basis of material that had been collected in 1933 on Christmas Island, Australia.

The species has not been recorded since and appears to be extinct now.


syn. Lygus aldrichi Izzard



[1] John Woinarski: A Bat’s End: The Christmas Island Pipistrelle and Extinction in Australia. CSIRO Publishing, Victoria, Australia 2018
[2] D. J. James; P. T. Green; W. F. Humphreys; J. C. Z. Woinarski: Endemic species of Christmas Island, Indian Ocean. Records of the Western Australian Museum 34: 55-114. 2019


edited: 16.02.2024