List of extinct animals of the Hawaiian Islands

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This is an incomplete list of extinct animals of the Hawaiian Islands.

Mammals[edit]

One extinct undescribed species of a bat is known only from fossils.[1]

Birds[edit]

Pre-European Extinctions

Post-European Extinctions (1778)

Common Name\Scientific Name Extinction Date Range Image
ʻĀmaui
Myadestes woahensis
1850s
Oahu --
Bishop's ʻŌʻō
Moho bishopi
1904
Molokai and Maui Bishop's ʻŌʻō
Black Mamo
Drepanis funerea
1907
Molokai and Maui Black Mamo
Greater ʻAmakihi
Hemignathus sagittirostris
1901
Hawaii/Big Island Greater ʻAmakihi
Greater Koa Finch
Rhodacanthis palmeri
1896
Hawaii/Big Island Greater Koa Finch
Hawaiʻi ʻAkialoa
Hemignathus obscurus
1940
Hawaii/Big Island Hawaiʻi ʻAkialoa
Hawai'i Mamo
Drepanis pacifica
July 1898
Hawaiian Islands Hawai'i Mamo
Hawaiʻi ʻŌʻō
Moho nobilis
1934
Hawaii/Big Island Hawaiʻi ʻŌʻō
Hawaiian Rail
Porzana sandwichensis
1883
Hawaii/Big Island Hawaiian Rail
Kāmaʻo
Myadestes myadestinus
1989
Kauaʻi Kāmaʻo
Kauaʻi ʻAkialoa
Hemignathus ellisianus stejnegeri
1965
Kauaʻi Kauaʻi ʻAkialoa
Kauaʻi ʻŌʻō
Moho braccatus
1987
Kauaʻi Kauaʻi ʻŌʻō
Kioea
Chaetoptila angustipluma
1859
Hawaii/Big Island Kioea
Kona Grosbeak
Chloridops kona
1894
Hawaii/Big Island Kona Grosbeak
Lāna'i Hookbill
Dysmorodrepanis munroi
1918
Lāna'i Lāna'i Hookbill
Laysan Rail
Porzana palmeri
1944
Laysan Laysan Rail
Laysan Honeycreeper
Himatione sanguinea freethi
1923
Laysan Laysan Honeycreeper
Laysan Millerbird
Acrocephalus familiaris familiaris
1910s
Laysan Laysan Millerbird
Lesser Koa Finch
Rhodacanthis flaviceps
1891
Hawaii/Big Island Lesser Koa Finch
Molokaʻi Creeper
Paroreomyza flammea
1963
Molokaʻi Molokaʻi Creeper
Oʻahu ʻŌʻō
Moho apicalis
1837
O‘ahu Oʻahu ʻŌʻō
Oahu 'Akialoa
Hemignathus ellisianus ellisanus
1940
O‘ahu Oahu 'Akialoa
Oʻahu Nukupuʻu
Hemignathus lucidus lucidus
1837
O‘ahu Oʻahu Nukupuʻu
Ula-'ai-hawane,
Ciridops anna
1892
Hawaii/Big Island Ula-'ai-hawane,

Possibly Extinct

Common Name\Scientific Name Extinction Date Range Image
Nukupu‘u
Hemignathus lucidus
1998
Kaua'I, Maui and O'ahu Nukupu‘u
Oʻahu ʻAlauahio
Paroreomyza maculata
1985
O‘ahu Oʻahu ʻAlauahio
Olomaʻo
Myadestes lanaiensis
1980
O‘ahu Olomaʻo
ʻŌʻū
Psittirostra psittacea
1987
Hawaiian Islands ʻŌʻū
Poʻouli
Melamprosops phaeosoma
November 26, 2004
Maui Poʻouli

Insects[edit]

Common Name\Scientific Name Extinction Date Range Image
Blackburn's Weevil
Pentarthrum blackburni[2]
Unknown
Hawaii --
Black-Veined Agrotis Noctuid Moth
Agrotis melanoneura
Unknown
Hawaii --
Clavicoccus erinaceus[3] Unknown
O'ahu --
Confused Moth
Helicoverpa confusa[4]
Unknown
Hawaii --
Drosophila lanaiensis[5] Unknown
Lana'i --
Dryophthorus distinguendus[6] Unknown
Lana'i --
Emperoptera mirabilis[7] Unknown
Hawaii Emperoptera mirabilis
Hilo Noctuid Moth
Hypena newelli [8]
Unknown
Hawaii --
Genophantis leahi[9] Unknown
Maui, Oahu, Molokai and Hawaii --
Kaholuamano Noctuid Moth
Hypena senicula[10]
Unknown
Kauai --
Kerr's Noctuid Moth
Agrotis kerri[11]
Unknown
French Frigate Shoals --
Kauai Agrotis Noctuid Moth
Agrotis tephrias
Unknown
Kauai --
Kona Agrotis Noctuid Moth
Agrotis panoplias
Unknown
Hawaii Kona Agrotis Noctuid Moth
Kona Giant Looper Moth
Scotorythra megalophylla[12]
Unknown
Hawaii Kona Giant Looper Moth
Koʻolau Giant Looper Moth
Scotorythra nesiotes[13]
Unknown
Oahu --
Laysan Dropseed Noctuid Moth
Hypena laysanensis[14]
Unknown
Laysan --
Laysan Noctuid Moth
Agrotis laysanensis[15]
Unknown
Laysan Laysan Noctuid Moth
Light-loving Noctuid Moth
Agrotis photophila[16]
1900
Oahu --
Lovegrass Noctuid Moth
Hypena plagiota[17]
Unknown
Kauai, Oahu and Maui --
Macrancylus linearis[18] Unknown
Hawaii --
Maui Agrotis Noctuid Moth
Agrotis cremata
Unknown
Maui --
Maui Upland Dameselfy
Megalagrion jugorum[19]
Unknown
Maui --
Microreas Agrotis Noctuid Moth
Agrotis microreas
Unknown
Hawaii Microreas Agrotis Noctuid Moth
Midway Noctuid Moth
Agrotis fasciata[20]
Unknown
Midway Midway Noctuid Moth
Minute Noctuid Moth
Helicoverpa minuta[21]
Unknown
Hawaii --
Oedemasylus laysanensis[22] Unknown
Laysan --
ʻOlaʻa Peppered Looper Moth
Tritocleis microphylla[23]
Unknown
Hawaii --
Phyllococcus oahuensis[24] Unknown
O'ahu --
Poko Noctuid Moth
Agrotis crinigera[25]
1927
Maui, Hawaii and Oahu --
Procellaris Grotis Noctuid Moth
Agrotis procellaris[26]
Unknown
Laysan --
Rhyncogonus bryani[27] Unknown
Hawaii --

Mollusks[edit]

Name Last Seen Range[28]
Achatinella abbreviata 1963 Oʻahu
Achatinella apexfulva 1985 O'ahu
Achatinella bellula 1981 O'ahu
Achatinella buddii 1900s O'ahu
Achatinella byronii 1975 O'ahu
Achatinella caesia 1900s O'ahu
Achatinella casta Unknown O'ahu
Achatinella cestus 1966 O'ahu
Achatinella concavospira 1988 O'ahu
Achatinella curta 1989 O'ahu
Achatinella decipiens 1990 O'ahu
Achatinella decora 1900s O'ahu
Achatinella dimorpha 1967 O'ahu
Achatinella elegans 1952 O'ahu
Achatinella fulgens 1989 O'ahu
Achatinella fuscobasis 1991 O'ahu
Achatinella juddii 1958 O'ahu
Achatinella juncea Unknown O'ahu
Achatinella lehuiensis 1922 O'ahu
Achatinella leucorrhaphe 1989 O'ahu
Achatinella livida 1981 O'ahu
Achatinella lorata 1979 O'ahu
Achatinella papyracea pre-1945 O'ahu
Achatinella phaeozona 1974 O'ahu
Achatinella pulcherrima 1975 O'ahu
Achatinella pupukanioe 1980 O'ahu
Achatinella spaldingi 1938 O'ahu
Achatinella stewartii 1961 O'ahu
Achatinella swiftii 1976 O'ahu
Achatinella taeniolata 1966 O'ahu
Achatinella thaanumi 1900s O'ahu
Achatinella turgida 1974 O'ahu
Achatinella valida 1951 O'ahu
Achatinella vulpina 1965 O'ahu
Amastra albolabris Unknown Hawaii
Amastra cornea Unknown Hawaii
Amastra crassilabrum Unknown Hawaii
Amastra elongata Unknown Hawaii
Amastra forbesi Unknown Hawaii
Amastra pellucida Unknown Hawaii
Amastra porcus Unknown Hawaii
Amastra reticulata Unknown Hawaii
Amastra subrostrata Unknown Hawaii
Amastra subsoror Unknown Hawaii
Amastra tenuispira Unknown Hawaii
Amastra umbilicata Unknown Hawaii
Auriculella expansa Unknown Hawaii
Auriculella uniplicata Unknown Hawaii
Carelia anceophila Unknown Hawaii
Carelia bicolor Unknown Hawaii
Carelia cochlea Unknown Hawaii
Carelia cumingiana Unknown Hawaii
Carelia dolei Unknown Hawaii
Carelia evelynae Unknown Hawaii
Carelia glossema Unknown Hawaii
Carelia hyattiana Unknown Hawaii
Carelia kalalauensis Unknown Hawaii
Carelia knudseni Unknown Hawaii
Carelia lirata Unknown Hawaii
Carelia lymani Unknown Hawaii
Carelia mirabilis Unknown Hawaii
Carelia necra Unknown Hawaii
Carelia olivacea Unknown Hawaii
Carelia paradoxa 1900s Hawaii
Carelia periscelis Unknown Hawaii
Carelia pilsbryi Unknown Hawaii
Carelia sinclairi Unknown Hawaii
Carelia tenebrosa Unknown Hawaii
Carelia turricula Unknown Hawaii
Lyropupa perlonga Unknown Hawaii
Partulina crassa Unknown Hawaii

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ How many species are there in Hawaii?
  2. ^ World Conservation Monitoring Centre (1996). "Pentarthrum blackburni (Blackburn's Weevil)". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved December 26, 2013. 
  3. ^ World Conservation Monitoring Centre (1996). "Clavicoccus erinaceus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved December 26, 2013. 
  4. ^ World Conservation Monitoring Centre (1996). "Helicoverpa confusa (Confused Moth)". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved December 26, 2013. 
  5. ^ World Conservation Monitoring Centre (1996). "Drosophila lanaiensis". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved December 26, 2013. 
  6. ^ World Conservation Monitoring Centre (1996). "Dryophthorus distinguendus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved December 26, 2013. 
  7. ^ World Conservation Monitoring Centre (1996). "Campsicnemus mirabilis". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved December 26, 2013. 
  8. ^ World Conservation Monitoring Centre (1996). "Hypena newelli (Hilo Noctuid Moth)". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved December 26, 2013. 
  9. ^ World Conservation Monitoring Centre (1996). "Genophantis leahi". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved December 26, 2013. 
  10. ^ World Conservation Monitoring Centre (1996). "Hypena senicula (Kaholuamano Noctuid Moth)". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved December 26, 2013. 
  11. ^ World Conservation Monitoring Centre (1996). "Agrotis kerri (Kerr's Noctuid Moth)". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved December 26, 2013. 
  12. ^ World Conservation Monitoring Centre (1996). "Scotorythra megalophylla (Kona Giant Looper Moth)". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved December 26, 2013. 
  13. ^ World Conservation Monitoring Centre (1996). "Scotorythra nesiotes (Ko'Olau Giant Looper Moth)". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved December 26, 2013. 
  14. ^ World Conservation Monitoring Centre (1996). "Hypena laysanensis (Laysan Dropseed Noctuid Moth)". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved December 26, 2013. 
  15. ^ World Conservation Monitoring Centre (1996). "Agrotis laysanensis (Laysan Noctuid Moth)". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved December 26, 2013. 
  16. ^ World Conservation Monitoring Centre (1996). "Agrotis photophila". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved December 26, 2013. 
  17. ^ World Conservation Monitoring Centre (1996). "Hypena plagiota (Lovegrass Noctuid Moth)". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved December 26, 2013. 
  18. ^ World Conservation Monitoring Centre (1996). "Macrancylus linearis". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved December 26, 2013. 
  19. ^ World Conservation Monitoring Centre (1996). "Megalagrion jugorum (Maui Upland Damselfly)". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved December 26, 2013. 
  20. ^ World Conservation Monitoring Centre (1996). "Agrotis fasciata (Midway Noctuid Moth)". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved December 26, 2013. 
  21. ^ World Conservation Monitoring Centre (1996). "Helicoverpa minuta (Minute Noctuid Moth)". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved December 26, 2013. 
  22. ^ World Conservation Monitoring Centre (1996). "Oedemasylus laysanensis". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved December 26, 2013. 
  23. ^ World Conservation Monitoring Centre (1996). "Tritocleis microphylla (Ola'A Peppered Looper Moth)". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved December 26, 2013. 
  24. ^ World Conservation Monitoring Centre (1996). "Phyllococcus oahuensis". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved December 26, 2013. 
  25. ^ World Conservation Monitoring Centre (1996). "Agrotis crinigera (Poko Noctuid Moth)". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved December 26, 2013. 
  26. ^ World Conservation Monitoring Centre (1996). "Agrotis procellaris (Procellaris Grotis Noctuid Moth)". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved December 26, 2013. 
  27. ^ World Conservation Monitoring Centre (1996). "Rhyncogonus bryani". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved December 26, 2013. 
  28. ^ Hawaii's Extinct Species -- Snails