List of local rediscoveries

By Branden Holmes (Surroundx) on March 2, 2013

Species and subspecies are not only globally rediscovered but also sometimes locally rediscovered. Although, in many instances it is difficult to distinguish whether this kind of genuine rediscovery has actually taken place rather than mere re-colonization of an area. Such a list of local rediscoveries seems never to have been attempted before, probably on account of it being a monumental task, so I thought that I would attempt to fill that niche.


Panthera pardus saxicolor

Cervus elaphus bactrianus


Khelifa, Rassim and Zebsa, Rabah. (2018). Rediscovery of the regionally critically endangered dragonfly Lindenia tetraphylla in Northeast Algeria after 170 years of apparent absence (Odonata: Gomphidae). Notulae odonatologicae 9(2) 2018: 50-54.


Etchepare, E. G.; V. H. Zaracho. (2009). Serpentes, Colubridae, Taeniophallus poecilopogon (Cope, 1863): Rediscovery in Corrientes, Argentina, and natural historyCheck List 5(4): 770-772.

Nenda, S. J.; D. O. Di Pietro. (2009). Serpentes, Dipsadidae, Echinantherini, Taeniophallus poecilopogon (Cope, 1863): Rediscovery in ArgentinaCheck List 5(3): 503-506.


Arakelyan, Marine, Ananian, Vasil and Petrosyan, Ruzanna. (2019). [url=]Rediscovery of Chernov’s skink (Ablepharus chernovi Darevsky, 1953) in Armenia[/url]. Herpetology Notes 12: 475-477.


Aitken, P. F. (1971). Rediscovery of the Large Desert Sminthopsis (Sminthopsis psammophilus Spencer) on Eyre Peninsula, South Australia. Victorian Naturalist 88: 103-111.

Aitken, P. F. (1977). Rediscovery of swamp antechinus in South Australia after 37 years. South Australian Naturalist 52: 28–30. [Antechinus minimus maritimus]

Baynes, A., A. Chapman, and A. J. Lynam. (1987). The rediscovery, after 56 years, of the heath rat Pseudomys shortridgei (Thomas, 1907) (Rodentia: Muridae) in Western Australia. Records of the Western Australian Museum 13(2): 319-322.

Bourke, Patricia M and Willan, Richard C. (2009). 'Anadara granosa' (Mollusca: Bivalvia: Arcidae) Discovered Live in Darwin Harbour, with Implications for Understanding Climate Change in Northern Australia. The Beagle: Records of the Museums and Art Galleries of the Northern Territory 25: 115-118. [Abstract]

Cheal, David. (2010). Velvet Thread-petal 'Stenopetalum velutinum' Rediscovery in Victoria. The Victorian Naturalist 127(1): 19-22. [Abstract]

Doody, J. Sean, Rhind, David, Castellano, Christina M. and Bass, Michael. (2012). Rediscovery of the scaly-tailed possum (Wyulda squamicaudata) in the eastern Kimberley. Australian Mammalogy 34(2): 260-262. [Abstract]

Eldridge, M. D. B. and Close, R. L. (1995). Brush-tailed Rock-wallaby Petrogale penicillata, pp. 383-385. In: Strahan, Ronald (ed.). The Mammals of Australia. Chatswood: Reed Books Australia. [rediscovery in Victoria]

Falconer, Audrey and Burn, Robert. (2010). Rediscovery of the Seaweed Limpet 'Naccula parva' in Victorian Waters. The Victorian Naturalist 127(6): 246-247. [abstract]

Hammer, Michael P. et al. (2015). Regional extinction, rediscovery and rescue of a freshwater fish from a highly modified environment: The need for rapid response. Biological Conservation 192: 91-100. [Abstract]

Houston, Wayne, Porter, Gary, Elder, Rod, Black, Robert and Sheaves, Marcus. (2004). Rediscovery of yellow chats (Capricorn subspecies) on the Fitzroy River delta central Queensland. The Sunbird: Journal of the Queensland Ornithological Society 34(1): 36-42. [abstract]

Jaensch, Roger, Houston, Wayne, Black, Robert, Campbell, Lorelle, McCabe, John, Elder, Rod and Porter, Gary. (2004). Rediscovery of the Capricorn subspecies of yellow chat 'Epthianura crocea macgregori' at Torilla Plain, on the mainland coast of central Queensland. The Sunbird: Journal of the Queensland Ornithological Society 34(1): 24-35. [abstract]

Kerrigan, Raelee, Dixon, Dale and Cowie, Ian. (2003). Ptychosperma macarthurii or P. bleeseri? The Taxonomic Status of P. bleeseri Reconsidered. The Beagle: Records of the Museums and Art Galleries of the Northern Territory 19: 81-86. [abstract]

New, T. R. (2007). The Hemiphlebia Damselfly 'Hemiphlebia Mirabilis' Selys (Odonata, Zygoptera) as a Flagship Species for Aquatic Insect Conservation in South-Eastern Australia. The Victorian Naturalist 124(4): 269-272. [abstract]

Warneke, R. M. (1960). Rediscovery of the broad-toothed rat in Gippsland. Victorian Naturalist 77: 195-196. [Mastacomys fuscus]


Osborne, W. S., K. Kukolic, M. S. Davis and R. Blackburn. (1993). Recent records of the earless dragon Tympanocryptis lineata pinguicolla in the Canberra region and a description of its habitat. Herpetofauna 23(1): 16-25.

Xylocopa aerata

Christmas Island

Labuanium vitatum

Macquarie Island

[url=]Galium antarcticum[/url]

New South Wales

Curran, T.J. & Curran, S.R. (2005) Rediscovery of Ooline, Cadellia pentastylis, near Gunnedah: notes on the habitat and ecology of this dry rainforest tree. Cunninghamia 9: 311-316.

Leggett, Keith E. A., Welaratne, Thanuri, Letnic, Michael, McLeod, Steven and Dawson, Terrence. (2017). Rediscovery of the plains mouse (Pseudomys australis) (Rodentia: Muridae) in New South Wales. Australian Mammalogy 40(1): 127-130.

Dasycercus cristicauda (Crest-tailed mulgara)

Correa lawrenceana genoensis

Boronia deanei (Deane's boronia)

Pomaderris cotoneaster

Nalbaugh nematolepis

Dodonaea stenophylla

Litoria booroongensis:

Northern Territory

Braby, Michael F. and Westaway, John O. (2016). Rediscovery of the Spinifex Sand-skipper (Proeidosa polysema) in the Darwin area, Northern Territory. Northern Territory Naturalist 27: 121-125. [Abstract]


Freeman, A. B., Benham, B., Sebasio, D., Cann, J. and Strevens, W. (2014). Summary of the rediscovery of the Jardine River turtle in Australia: Management implications and recommendations. Brisbane: Department of Environment and Heritage Protection, Queensland Government.

Field, Ashley and Renner, Matthew. (Accepted, 2018). Rediscovered or reconsidered: The presumed Extinct ferns and lycophytes of tropical Queensland, Australia. Australian Systematic Botany. [Abstract] [Oreogrammitis leonardii]

Huperzia dalhousieana

Monaeses brevicaudatus

South Australia

Bates, R. (1981). The rediscovery of Lycopodium deuterodensum Herter in South Australia. S. Austral. Nat. 55(4): 63.

Carpenter, G. and Horton, P. (1999). Birds, pp. 205-224. In: Robinson, A. C. and Armstrong, D. M. (eds.). (1999). A Biological Survey of Kangaroo Island, South Australia, 1989 & 1990. South Australia: Heritage and Biodiversity Section, Department for Environment, Heritage and Aboriginal Affairs. ["[Psophodes nigrogularis was] rediscovered in South Australia by Hal Crouch on Kangaroo Island in 1967" (p. 221)]

Toelken, H. R. (2014). Notes on Hibbertia (Dilleniaceae) 10. Hibbertia hirsuta (subgen. Hemistemma: H. vestita group) does occur in South Australia and Tasmania. Journal of the Adelaide Botanic Gardens 27: 35-39.


Bonham, Kevin J. (1997). Native land snails of King Island and the Hunter Group. The Tasmanian Naturalist 119: 10-22. [Chloritobadistes victoriae]

Bonham, Kevin J. (2008). Rediscovery of Corunastylis nudiscapa (Hook.f.) D.L.Jones & M.A.Clem. in Tasmania. The Tasmanian Naturalist 130: 100–102.

Skabo, Roy. (2009). Resurrecting Hibbertia rufa (Brown Guineaflower). The Tasmanian Naturalist 131: 12-16. [see also here]

Wapstra, M., Duncan, F., Buchanan, A. and Schahinger, R. (2006). Finding a botanical Lazarus: tales of Tasmanian plant species ‘risen from the dead’. The Tasmanian Naturalist 128: 61-85. [Senecio campylocarpus, Bossiaea obcordata, Lycopus australis, Mentha australis, Myosurus australis, Vittadinia australasica oricola]


Barker, W. R. (1987). Taxonomic studies in Euphrasia L. (Scrophulariaceae). V. New and Rediscovered taxa, typifications, and other notes on the genus in Australia. J. Adelaide Bot. Gard. 10(2): 201-221.

Falconer, Audrey and Burn, Robert. (2010). Rediscovery of the Seaweed Limpet 'Naccula parva' in Victorian Waters. The Victorian Naturalist 127(6): 246-247. [Abstract]

Field, R. P. (1978). Rediscovery of Pseudodipsas brisbanensis in Victoria. Victorian Entomologist 8: 5-7.

Littlejohn, M. and Martin, A. A. (1967). The rediscovery of Heleioporus australiacus (Shaw) [Anura: Leptodactylidae] in eastern Victoria. Proceedings of the Royal Society of Victoria 80(1): 31-36.

Litoria littlejohni

Euastacus yarraensis

Western Australia

Baggs, J. W. (1953). Re-discovery of the Ground Parrot at the Bow River. Western Australian Naturalist 3(8): [pagination?].

Harvey, Judith. (2017). Forget-me-not, not forgotten any more: rediscovery of Myosotis australis on Rottnest Island. Landscope [2017]: 36.

Mesembriomys gouldii gouldii (Black-footed tree rat)

Petrogale concinna (Nabarlek)

Macarthuria keigheryi

Western pygmy possum


Hödl, Walter and Eder, Erich. (1996). Rediscovery of Leptestheria dahalacensis and Eoleptestheria ticinensis (Crustacea: Branchiopoda: Spinicaudata): an overview on presence and conservation of clam shrimps in Austria. Hydrobiologia 318: 203-206.

Wanzenböck, J. and Spindler, T. (1995). Rediscovery of Umbra krameri Walbaum, 1792, in Austria and subsequent investigations. Annalen des Naturhistorischen Museums in Wien 97B: 450-457.

Umbra krameri (Wanzenböck & Spindler, 1995)


Hossain, Monwar. (2014). Rediscovery of a butterfly, Neptis soma shania Evans 1924 (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae) in the Sundarbans of Bangladesh. International Journal of Fauna and Biological Studies 1(3): 8-10.

Islam, Khandakar Kamrul and Rahman, Naimur. (2017). Two new records and one rediscovery of angiosperms for Bangladesh. Bangladesh J. Plant Taxon. 24(2): 227-231. [automatic download]

Rahman, M. Atiqur. (2017). Plant diversity inventory and assessment in the Hazarikhil Wildlife Sanctuary of Bangladesh and their conservation management plan. J. biodivers. conserv. bioresour. Manag. (under publ.) [Aglaia edulis, Knema erratica, Artabotrys caudatus, Miliosa globosa]

Rahman, M. Atiqur and Rashid, M. Enamur. (2013). Status of endemic plants of Bangladesh and conservation management strategies. International Journal of Environment 2(1): 231-249. [local rediscovery of Boesenbergia islamii]

Sourav, Md Sharif Hossain and Halder, Ronald. (2016). Rediscovery of Amorphophallus margaritifer (Roxb.) Kunth (Araceae) from Bangladesh. Tropical Plant Research 3(2): 361-363.

Chaetornis striata (Bristled grassbird)

Pelecanus philippensis (spot-billed pelican or grey pelican) [just a vagrant individual?]


Neptis sappho (butterly)


Dekoninck, W. et al. (2004). Comments on rare and doubtful Belgian ant species and rediscovery of Myrmica lobicornis Nylander, 1846 (Formicidae, Hymenoptera). Bulletin S.R.B.E./K.B.V.E. 140: 31-33.

Dekoninck, W., Versteirt, V. and Grootaert, P. (2001). Rediscovery of a colony Polyergus rufescens (Latreille, 1798) in Belgium : Observations at the "Hageven" Nature reserve (Hymenoptera Formicidae). Bull. Soc. R. Belge Entomol. 137: 98-101. [Abstract]

Jacobs, Annelies and Jacobs, Steven. (2019). Rediscovery of Polycnemum majus (Amaranthaceae) in Belgium due to a 152 year old herbarium specimen. Dumortiera 114: 3-7.

Lock, Koen and Drumont, Alain. (2017). Rediscovery after seven decades of Limnephilus ignavus McLachlan, 1865 in Brussels and list of the caddisflies recorded for the botanical garden Jean Massart (Trichoptera: Limnephilidae). Bulletin de la Société royale belge d’Entomologie/Bulletin van de Koninklijke Belgische Vereniging voor Entomologie 153: 94–96.

Pollet, Marc et al. (2017). The rediscovery of Orthoceratium lacustre (Scopoli, 1763) (Diptera: Dolichopodidae) in Belgium, with data on its ecology and distribution in the Palaearctic region. Biologia 72(1): 62-69. [Abstract]

Sérusiaux, Emmanuël, Diederich, Paul, Ertz, Damien and van der Boom, Pieter. (2003). New or interesting lichens and lichenicolous fungi from Belgium, Luxembourg and northern France. IX (suite 1). Lejeunia, Revue de Botanique 173: [article 2].

Thomaes, Arno, Crevecouer, Luc and Wijnants, Michael. (2015). Tree cavity beetles in Haspengouw and Pays De Herve: Crepidophorus mutilatus (Elateridae) new for the Belgian fauna and rediscovery of Gnorimus variabilis (Cetoniidae) (Insecta: Coleoptera). Bulletin de la Société royale belge d’Entomologie/Bulletin van de Koninklijke Belgische Vereniging voor Entomologie 151: 40-51.

Vanschoenwinkel, Bram, Brendonck, Luc, Pinceel, Tom, Dupriez, Pascal and Waterkeyn, Aline. (2013). Rediscovery of Branchipus schaefferi (Branchiopoda: Anostraca) in Belgium – notes on habitat requirements and conservation management. Belgian Journal of Zoology 143(1): 3-14.


Delgado, Eliseo, Pacheco, Luis Fernando, Salazar-Bravo, Jorge and Rocha, Omar. (2018). Rediscovery of the chinchilla in Bolivia. Oryx 52(1): 13-15. [Abstract]

Gonzales, L., Lötters, S. and Reichle, S. (1999). On the dendrobatid frogs from Bolivia: rediscovery of Epipedobates bolivianus (Boulenger, 1902), first record of Colostethus brunneus (Cope, 1887) and comments on other species (Anura: Dendrobatidae). Herpetozoa 12: 179-186. [rediscovery of the Pilon Lajas Biosphere Reserve population after c.100 years]

Arachis ipaensis

Bosnia and Herzegovina

Koren, Toni and Martinović, Matea. (2019). The rediscovery of the Southern Swallowtail (Papilio alexanor Esper, 1799) in Bosnia & Herzegovina after 50 years of absence. Entomologist’s Gazette 70: 27-30.

Milanović, Đorđije. (2012). Liparis loeselii (L.) Rich. – a plant rediscovered in the Balkan peninsula. Botanica Serbica 36(2): 85-89.


Bencke, Glayson A. et al. (2018). Recent records of the Star-throated Antwren, Rhopias gularis (Spix, 1825) (Aves, Thamnophilidae), in Rio Grande do Sul, southern Brazil. Check List 14(6): 1099-1104.

Correa L. L. C.; D. E. Silva; L. H. Cappellari. (2010). Aves, Tinamidae, Crypturellus noctivagus noctivagus (Wied, 1820): Southward range extension and rediscovery in Rio Grande do Sul, BrazilCheck List 6(4): 585-586.

Cunha, Carlo M. and Migotto, Alvaro E. (2015). Rediscovery of Gastropteron chacmol (Gastropoda: Gastropteridae) on the Brazilian coast. Marine Biodiversity. DOI: 10.1007/s12526-015-0312-1 [Abstract]

Freitas, A. V. L.L. A. KaminskiC. A. IserhardE. P. Barbosa & O. J. Marini Filho2011. The endangered butterfly Charonias theano (Boisduval) (Lepidoptera: Pieridae): current status, threats and its rediscovery in the state of São Paulo, southeastern Brazil. Neotrop. Entomol. 40(6): 669676.

Gissi, Danilo Soares and Groppo, Milton. (2017). Parasites on the spot: the rediscovery of a presumably extinct Apodanthaceae in São Paulo state, Brazil. Check List 13(1): 2028. [Pilostyles blanchetti]

Just, João Paulo Gava, Colvero, Ricardo Dossa and Zocche, Jairo José. (2017). Rediscovery of Sporophila frontalis (Verreaux, 1869) (Aves, Thraupidae) in the state of Rio Grande do Sul, southern Brazil. Check List 13(2): 2069.

Kindel, Ivo and Kohler, Glauco. (2017). Rediscovery of Blackfronted Piping Guan Aburria jacutinga in the Itajaí Valley, Santa Catarina, southern Brazil. Cotinga 39: 50-51.

Maciel, A.O.; H.C. Costa; L.O. Drummond; J.O. Gomes; A. D’Angiolella. (2013). Rediscovery of Siphonops annulatus (Mikan, 1820) (Amphibia: Gymnophiona: Siphonopidae) in the state of Pará, Brazil, with an updated geographic distribution map, and notes on size and variationCheck List 9(1): 106-110.

Marinho-Filho, Jader and Veríssimo, Ed Wilson. (1997). The rediscovery of Callicebus personatus barbarabrownae in northeastern Brazil with a new western limit for its distribution. Primates 38(4): 429-433. [Abstract]

Marini, M. A., Duraes, R., Lopes, L. E., Fernandes, A. M. and de Alencar Carvalho, C. E. (2003). Rediscovery of Scalloped Antbird Myrmeciza ruficauda in Minas Gerais, Brazil. Cotinga 19: 59-61.

Marmontel, M., Calvimontes U., J. and Carvalho Jr, O. (2015). Rediscovery of Pteronura brasiliensis in the Amanã Sustainable Development Reserve, Amazonas, Brazil. Latin American Journal of Aquatic Mammals 10(2): 147-151.

Meller, Dante Andres and Guadagnin, Demétrio Luís. (2016). Rediscovery of the Harpy eagle Harpia harpyja (Accipitriformes: Accipitridae) for Rio Grande Do Sul State, Brazil. Revista Brasileira de Ornitologia 24(1): 53-57.

Mendonça-Lima A, Zilio F, Joenck CM, Barcellos A (2006) Novos registros de Spizaetus ornatus (Accipitridae) no sul do Brasil. Revista Brasileira de Ornitologia 14 (3): 279–282.

de Pontes, Ricardo A. and Versieux, Leonardo M. (2018). Rediscovering the rare bromeliad Araeococcus goeldianus L.B. Smith (Bromelioideae) in Brazil and an amendment to its description. Phytotaxa 367(2): 186-190. [Abstract]

Roberto, I. J.; S. C. Ribeiro; M. M. S. Delfino; W. O. Almeida. (2009). Reptilia, Colubridae, Helicops angulatus: distribution extension and rediscovery in the state of CearáCheck List 5(1): 118-121.

Sales, Licia, Queiroz, Vinicius and Migotto, Alvaro E. (2016). Rediscovery of Okenia impexa Marcus 1957 on the Brazilian coast: the first image of a living specimen from Brazil. Spixiana 39(2): 203-204.

Santos, T. G.; C. F. B. Haddad. (2006). Amphibia, Anura, Leptodactylidae, Leptodactylus labyrinthicus: rediscovery and distribution extension in the state of Rio Grande do Sul, BrazilCheck List 2(1): 22-23.

Siewert, Ricardo Russo et al. (2016). Stichelia pelotensis (Lepidoptera, Riodinidae): conservation, notes, and rediscovery of an endangered butterfly from southern Brazil. Revista Brasileira de Entomologia 60: 105-108.

Simon, José Eduardo and Magnago, Gustavo rodrigues. (2013). Rediscovery of the cryptic Forest-Falcon Micrastur mintoni Whittaker, 2002 (Falconidae) in the atlantic forest of southeastern Brazil. Revista Brasileira de Ornitologia 21(4): 257-262.

Tomas, Walfrido Moraes et al. (2015). The Carandilla Palm (Trithrinax schizophylla Drude, Arecaceae) is not extinct in Brazil: first primary records from the Chaco region of Mato Grosso do Sul. Check List 11(4): 1669.

João Filipe Riva Tonini, Israel Souza Mendonça, Alyson Borges Coutinho and João Luiz Gasparini. (2011). Anurans from Costa Bela, state of Espírito Santo, southeastern Brazil: inventory at an urban area and the re-discovery of Allobates in the state. Herpetology Notes 4: 435-444. [Allobates olfersioides]

Zank, C.; I. L. Kaefer; P. Colombo; R. Lingnau; A. P. Santos-Jr; C. Both; F. M. D'Agostini; R. C. Santos; S. Z. Cechin. (2008). Amphibia, Anura, Leptodactylidae, Leptodactylus furnarius: Rediscovery and distribution extension in the state of Rio Grande do Sul, BrazilCheck List 4(1): 89-91.

"rediscovery of Morpho epistrophus nikolajewna (Morphini) in a highly urbanized forest fragment in northeast Brazil."


Alexander, K. N. A. (2007). Lebia chlorocephala (Hoffmannsegg) (Carabidae) rediscovered in Devon after 100 years. The Coleopterist 16(3): 124.

Allan., P.B.M., 1965 The New Forest Cicada. The Entomologist's Record and Journal of Variation 77: 295-296.

Balfour-Browne, F. (1909). Notes on the rediscovery of Apus cancriformis in Britain. Annales of Scottish Natural History 1909: 118.

Balfour-Browne F. 1948. Re-discovery of Apus cancriformis. Nature 162:116

Davy-Bowker, John et al. (2018). Rediscovery of the critically endangered ‘scarce yellow sally stonefly’ Isogenus nubecula in United Kingdom after a 22 year period of absence. Zootaxa 4394(2): 295-300. [Abstract]

Fay, M. F. (2013). 751. ORCHIS MILITARIS. Curtis's Botanical Magazine 30: 9-17. [Abstract]

Foster, C. W. and Holloway, G. J. (2018). Dicranocephalus agilis (Scopoli) (Hemiptera, Heteroptera) at Slapton Sands. Field Studies [2018]: 4 pp.

Fox HM. 1949. On Apus: its rediscovery in Britain, nomenclature and habits. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 119:693-702

Gerlach, Justin. (2014). Extinct Animals of the British Isles. Phelsuma Press. 96 pp. [Lithophane furcifera furcifera]

Golding, N., Nunn, M. A., Medlock, J. M., Purse, B. V., Vaux, A. G. C. and Schafer, S. M. (2012). West Nile virus vector Culex modestus established in southern EnglandParasites & Vectors 5(1): 32.

Rackley, Adele (9 February 2012). Disease-spreading mosquito found in UK after 60 yearsPlanet Earth Online. UK Natural Environment Research Council.

Turner, Clive R. (2008). On the rediscovery of Lebia chlorocephala (Hoffmann, J.) (Carabidae) in DevonThe Coleopterist 17(2): 99-100.

Walters, S. M. (1974). The rediscovery of Senecio paludosus L. in Britain. Watsonia 10(1): 49-54. [now Jacobaea paludosa angustifolius]

Williams PWhitfield MBiggs JBray SFox GNicolet PSear D. 2004. Comparative biodiversity of rivers, streams, ditches and ponds in an agricultural landscape in Southern England. Biological Conservation 115(2)329-341. [Abstract] [Triops cancriformis] [source: Sellers GS, Griffin LR, Hänfling B, Gómez A. (2017A new molecular diagnostic tool for surveying and monitoring Triops cancriformis populationsPeerJ 5:e3228]

Wolton, Robert J. and Drake, C. Martin. (2015). Rhaphium pectinatum (Loew) (Diptera, Dolichopodidae) re-found in Britain. Dipterists Digest 22: 1-4.

[url=]Catocala fraxini (Clifden nonpareil)[/url]


Chrysolina graminis


Khalaf, A. N. (1978). Some notes on the biology and rediscovery of the tadpole shrimp, Triops (Apus) cancriformis Bosc. (Notostraca: Branchiopoda) in Hampshire, Britain. Bulletin of the Natural History Research Centre (Iraq) 7(2): 29-34.


Villa cingulata (Downland villa)

Isle of Wight

Pope, Colin. (2017). The Marshlands of Freshwater, a case study. Proc. Isle of Wight Nat. Hist. Archaeol. Soc. 31: 37-57. [Valeriana dioica, the Marsh valerian]


[url=]Hornet moth[/url]

Clibanarius erythropus


Hypsosinga heri

Rhaphium pectinatum

Megalomus hirtus

Scarce Hook-tip (Sabra harpagula)

Adrena vaga

Meloe proscarabaeus

Pisa armata

Marsh Fritillary butterfly

Lady Amherst’s pheasant

Thanatus formicinus

Cypripedium calceolus

Lasioglossum sexnotatum

Ulmus wentworthii pendula

Grizzled skipper butterly

Agelastica alni


Beshkov, S. 2014. Field Guide to the Butterflies and Skippers (Papilionoidea and Hesperioidea) from Vitosha Nature Park, Bulgaria. II. Directorate of the Vitosha Nature Park, Sofia. 222 p. (In Bulgarian). [Nymphalis xanthomelas]

Hoejgaard, K. and Beshkov, S. (2011). Rediscovering Muschampia tessellum (Hübner, [1803]) (Lep.: Hesperiidae) in Bulgaria with Additional Notes on M. cribrellum (Eversmann, 1841) from the Eastern Balkan (Stara Planina) Mountains. – The Entomologist’s Record and Journal of Variation 123: 147-150.

Marinov, Y. et al. (2014). Current status of the rare species Lathyrus transsilvanicus in Bulgaria. Bulgarian Journal of Agricultural Science 20 (Supplement 1): 160-164.


Goes, F., Hong C., Suon M., Luon K. and Meas, R. (1998). Waterbird counting and survey at Prek Toal and Boeng Chhma/ Moat Khla. May – June 1998. Tonle Sap Technical Coordination Unit, Ministry of Environment, Phnom Penh, Cambodia. [Heliopais personata]

Platt, S.G., Stuart, B.L., Sovannara, H., Kheng, L., Kalyar & Kimchhay, H. (2003) Rediscovery of the critically endangered river terrapin, Batagur baska, in Cambodia, with notes on occurrence, reproduction and conservation status. Chelonian Conservation and Biology 4: 691-695.

Hog deer


Red-foot Spikerush

Short-flower Suncup (Taraxia breviflora)

Taylor’s checkerspot butterfly

[url=]Stylophorum diphyllum[/url]

British Columbia

Kenner, Rex D. and Cannings, Robert A. (2000). Rediscovery of the Western Pondhawk in the Lower Mainland. Discovery [2000](Winter): 50-52.

Kimoto, Troy and Buck, Matthias. (2015). Rediscovery of Cerceris fumipennis (Hymenoptera: Crabronidae) in British Columbia, Canada, with notes on geographic variation and nesting habits. The Canadian Entomologist 147(4): 419-424. [Abstract]


Lewis, Christopher J. (2019). [url=]Heterodermia leucomela (L.) Poelt discovered in Ontario, Canada for the first time in over 150 Years[/url]. Evansia 36(2): 30-38.



Araya, Juan Francisco and Bitner, Maria Aleksandra. (2018). Rediscovery of Terebratulina austroamericana Zezina, 1981 (Brachiopoda: Cancellothyrididae) from off northern Chile. Zootaxa 4407(3): 443-446. [Abstract]


Byun, Bong-Kyu and Yan, Shanchun. (2005). Description of a new species, records of five previously unrecorded species, and rediscovery of a lost species in the genus Ancylis Hübner (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae) from China. Zootaxa 1103: 17–26. [Abstract]

Du, H.; Li, L.; Wei, Q.; Zhang, S.; Wang, C.; Sun, Q.; Yang, X.; Li, L., 2014: The rediscovery of Hucho bleekeri in the Taibai River, the upper tributary of the Hanjiang River, China. Chin. J. Zool. 3, 414 (In Chinese).

Fei Li, Xi Zheng, Xue-Long Jiang and Bosco Pui Lok Chan. (2017). Rediscovery of the sun bear Helarctos malayanus in Yingjiang County, Yunnan Province, China. Zoological Research 38(4): 1-11. [automatic download]

Guo, Wei et al. (2017). The rediscovery of Large-spotted Civet Viverra megaspila in China. Small Carnivore Conservation 55: 88-90.


Colorado, G. J. (2008). Rediscovery of the Recurve-billed Bushbird for the Cordillera Central of Colombia. Orn. Neotrop. 19: 467-471.

Kattan, Gustavo H. and Beltrán, J. William. (1997). Rediscovery and status of the Brown-banded Antpitta Grallaria milleri in the central Andes of Colombia. Bird Conservation International 7: 367-371.

Costa Rica

Chaves, G., Zumbado-Ulate, H., García-Rodríguez, A., Gómez, E., Vredenburg, V. T. and Ryan, M. J. (2014). Rediscovery of the Critically Endangered streamside frog, Craugastor taurus (Craugastoridae), in Costa Rica. Tropical Conservation Science 7: 628-638.

Craugastor ranoides

Pristimantis lemur


Bogdanović, Sandro, Šegota, Vedran and Alegro, Antun. (Accepted, 2018). Resurrection of a regionally extinct taxon in Croatia – the case of Ammophila arenaria (L.) Link (Poaceae). Acta Botanica Croatica. DOI: 10.2478/botcro-2018-0013

Mihoci, Iva et al. (2012). Rediscovery of the threatened butterfly Nymphalis vaualbum in Croatia with remarks on its historical findings. Nartura Croatica 21(1): 259-262.

Šegota, Vedran, Hršak, Vladimir and Alegro, Antun. (2016). Long time no see – rediscovery of peculiar ephemeral fern Anogramma leptophylla (L.) Link in Croatia. Acta Botanica Croatica 76(1): 91-94.

Verovnik, R. and Švara, V. (2016). Confirmed recent occurrence of the Southern Swallowtail (Papilio alexanor Esper, 1799) in Croatia (Lepidoptera: Papilionidae). SHILAP Revta. lepid., 44(176): 547-552.

Czech Republic

Chvojka P. & Komzák P. & Špaček J. (2009): New faunistic records of Trichoptera (Insecta) from the Czech Republic, III. Acta Musei Moraviae, Scientiae biologicae (Brno), 94: 81–85. [Hydroptila occulta]

Halačka, Karel et al. (2017). A newly discovered population of the Balkan spiny loach Sabanejewia balcanica (Karaman, 1922) in the River Jihlava, Czech Republic. Folia Zoologica 66(3): 163-166. [Abstract]

Jurajda, Pavel and Pavlov, Igor. (2016). Rediscovery of Rutilus virgo in the River Dyje, Czech Republic. Folia Zoologica 65(2): 98-100. [Abstract]

Komzák, Petr and Kroča, Jiří. (2011): New faunistic records of Trichoptera (Insecta) from the Czech Republic, IV. Acta Musei Moraviae, Scientiae Biologicae 96(1): 189–192. [Hydroptila tineoides]

Komzák, Petr & Kroča, Jiří. (2018). New faunistic records of Hydroptilidae (Insecta, Trichoptera) from the Czech Republic. Acta Mus. Siles. Sci. Natur., 67: 165-173. [Oxyethira tristella]

Dominica, Commonwealth of

Pterodroma hasitata


García, N., Cuttelod, A. and Abdul Malak, D. (eds.) (2010). The Status and Distribution of Freshwater Biodiversity in Northern Africa. Gland, Switzerland, Cambridge, UK, and Malaga, Spain: IUCN. xiii+141pp. [Agriocnemis sania, dragonfly]

Serag, Mamdouh S. (2000). The Rediscovery of Papyrus (Cyperus papyrus L.), on the bank of the Damietta branch of the Nile Delta, Egypt. Taeckholmia 20(2): [pagination?]. [Abstract]


Clause, Adam G., Thomas-Moko, Nunia, Rasalato, Sialisi and Fisher, Robert N. (2018). All is not lost: Herpetofaunal “extinctions” in the Fiji Islands. Pacific Science 72(3): [pagination?].

Morrison, C., Naikatini, A., Thomas, N., Rounds, I., Thaman, B and Niukuln, J. (2004). Rediscovery of an endangered frog Platymantis vitianus, on mainland Fiji: implications for conservation and management. Pacific Conservation Biology 10(4): 237-240.


Green, S. (2004). Rediscovery of Tenellia adspersa (Nudibranchia) from the Finnish archipelago. Sarsia 89: 362-365.

Vahtera, Varpu and Lehtinen, Pekka T. (2018). Rediscovery of Geophilus carpophagus Leach (Chilopoda: Geophilomorpha) from Finland. Memoranda Soc. Fauna Flora Fennica 94: 36-38. [automatic download]


Denux, Olivier et al. (2017). Rediscovery of the endangered species Harpalus flavescens (Coleoptera: Carabidae) in the Loire River. Insect Cobservation and Diversity. doi: 10.1111/icad.12228 [Abstract]

Nienhuis, J. A. J. H. (2003). The rediscovery of Spengler's freshwater pearlmussel Pseudunio auricularius (Spengler, 1793) (Bivalvia, Unionoidea, Margaritiferidae) in two river systems in France, with an analysis of some factors causing its decline. Basteria 67: 67-86.


Scalera, R. and Angelici, F. M. 2002. Rediscovery of the Apennine Hare Lepus corsicanusin Corsica. Museo Regionale di Scienze Naturali Bollettino (Turin) 20(1): 161-166.

French Guiana

Massary, J.C., Hoogmoed, M.S. & Blanc, M. (2000) Comments on the type specimen of Dracaenaguianensis Daudin, 1801 (Reptilia: Sauria: Teiidae), and rediscovery of the species in French Guiana. Zoologische Mededelingen, Leiden 74: 167-180.


Salmo lacustris romanovi


Cezanne, R. & Eichler, M. 2013. Neue Funde von Parmotrema reticulatum (Taylor) M. Choisy in Hessen und Rheinland-Pfalz. Hessische Floristische Briefe 6 (2): 17–24.

Krüger, Andreas and Tannich, Egbert. (2013). Rediscovery of Anopheles algeriensis Theob. (Diptera: Culicidae) in Germany after half a century. Journal of the European Mosquito Control Association 31: 14-16.

Kuhlisch, Cornelius, Kampen, Helge and Walther, Doreen. (2018). Rediscovery of Culex (Neoculex) martinii Medschid, 1930 (Diptera, Culicidae) in Germany. Parasitology Research 117(10): 3351-3354. [Abstract]

Mrácek, Z., Weiser, J., Bureš, M. and Kahounová, L. (1992). Steinernema kraussei (Steiner, 1923) (Nematoda – Steinernematidae) rediscovery
of its type locality in Germany. Folia Parasitologica 39: 181-182.

Neiber, Marco T. (2017). ,Auf der Reeperbahn nachts um halb eins' — Wiederfund des Bierschnegels in Hamburg nach 80 Jahren. Mitt. dtsch. malakozool. Ges. 96: 1-6. [Limacus flavus]

Otte, V., van den Boom, P. & Rätzel, S. 2006. Bemerkenswerte Funde von Flechten und lichenicolen Pilzen aus Brandenburg XI. Verhandlungen des Botanischen Vereins von Berlin und Brandenburg 139: 275– 291. [Parmotrema reticulatum]


Brichieri-Colombi, T. A. et al. (2016). In aid of (re)discovered species: maximizing conservation insights from minimal data. Animal Conservation. DOI: 10.1111/acv.12306 [Abstract]

Marks, B. D. et al. (2004). Rediscovery of the White-necked Picathartes Picathartes gymnocephalus in Ghana. Bull. Br. Orn. Club 124: 151-153.


Bogaerts, Sergé et al. (2018). Rediscovery of the grass snake (Natrix natrix) on the island of Karpathos, GreeceHerpetology Notes 11: 303-305.

Strid, Arne et al. (2017). Additions to the flora of the Prespa National Park, Greece. Phytologia Balcanica 23(2): 207-269. [Aldrovanda vesiculosa in Lake Mikri Prespa]

Yannitsaros, Artemios G. and Constantinidis, Theophanis A. (1996). The rediscovery of Biebersteinia orphanidis Boiss. (Geraniaceae) in Greece. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 120: 239-242.


Skog, L. E. and Talpey, T. E. (1971). Rediscovery of Gesneria humilis. Gloxinian 21(3): 7-9.


Hogg Island boa


Erzberger, Peter et al. (2015). Revision of the Red List status of Hungarian bryophytes 1. new occurrences of species previously thought to be regionally extinct or without recent data. Studia Botanica Hungarica 46(2): 15-53. [Ulota hutchinsiae, Brachythecium geheebii, Fontinalis hypnoides, Isopterygiopsis pulchella, Riccardia chamedryfolia]

Kontschán, J. ;  Kiss, E. ;  Ripka, G. (2019). Rediscovery of three rare spider mites in Hungary (Acari: Tetranychidae). Növényvédelem 55(6): 249-252. [[url=]Abstract[/url]]

Kovács, T. & A. Ambrus, A. (2001). Ephemeroptera, Odonata and Plecoptera larvae from the rivers of Rába and Lapincs (Hungary).- Folia Historico-Naturalia Musei Matraensis 25: 145-162. [Palingenia longicauda]

Schmotzer, András and Táborská, Jana. (2016). Rediscovery of Campanula macrostachya Waldst. & Kit. Ex Willd. in the Bükk Foothills. Acta Biologica Plantarum Agriensis 4: 72-88.


A. R., Viji and Pandurangan, A. G. (2015). On the occurrence of little known sedge, Carex walkeri from Nilgiri Mountains, Western Ghats, India. Int. J. Pure App. Biosci. 3(2): 105-107.

Adhikari, BS, A. Kunzes, JS Jalal and GS Rawat. 2013. Rediscovery of Dactylorhiza kafiriana, a lesser known orchid from Suru valley, Jammu and Kashmir, India. Richardiana 8: 220–225.

Aishwarya, K. et al. (2015). A new species of Boesenbergia and rediscovery of B. rotunda (Zingiberaceae) from India. Phytotaxa 197(3): 186-196.

Akhilesh, K. V. et al. (2011). Rediscovery and description of the quagga shark, Halaelurus quagga (Alcock, 1899) (Chondrichthyes: Scyliorhinidae) from the southwest coast of India. Zootaxa 2781: 40-48. [Abstract]

Alam, A., S. Vats & K.K. Behera (2012). Exormotheca ceylonensis Meijer-A Threatened Liverwort in India, rediscovered in Palni Hills, Tamil NaduJournal of Threatened Taxa 4(5): 2593–2595.

Balan, A. P. and Predeep, S. V. (2016). Note on the occurrence of Dunbaria punctata (Leguminosae: Papilionoideae), a little-known legume from the Western Ghats, India. Rheedea 26(2): 157-160.

Borah, M. M. and Bordoloi, S. (2001). Rediscovery of Bufo macrotis Boulenger (Amphibia: Anura) in Arunachal Pradesh, India. Zoos' Print Journal 16(8): 574.

Apurba Chakraborty, Sayan Tripathi & Bidyut B. Bhattacharya. (In Press, 2018). Rediscovery of the Spoon-billed Sandpiper Calidris pygmaea on the coast of West Bengal, India. Journal?

Choudhury, A., Chandiramani, S. S. and Naik, R. N. (1999). White-winged wood duck rediscovered in Namdapha. Tigerpaper 26(2): 27-28. [Asarcornis scutulata]

Choudhury, Kushal. (2010). Rediscovery of two rare butterflies Papilio elephenor Doubleday, 1845 and Shijimia moorei Leech, 1889 from proposed Ripu-Chirang Wildlife Sanctuary, Assam, India. Journal of Threatened Taxa 2(4): 831-834. [local rediscovery of Shijimia moorei, global rediscovery of Papilio elephenor]

Chowdhury, S. and Soren, R. (2009). Rediscovery of Small Salmon Arab Colotis amata Fabricius (Lepidoptera: Pieridae) from saline and semi-saline areas of West Bengal, IndiaJournal of Threatened Taxa 1(6): 351-352.

Deuti, K., Biswas, S., Ahmed, M. F. and Dutta, S. K. (2000). Rediscovery of Chirixalus simus Annandale, 1915 (Anura: Rhacophoridae) from Assam and West Bengal, eastern India. Hamadryad 25(2): 215-217.

Dewan. S., B.K. Acharya & S. Ghatani (2018). A new record of the lesser-known buterfy Small Woodbrown Lethe nicetella de Nicéville, 1887 (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae: Satyrinae) from Khangchendzonga Natonal Park, Sikkim, India. Journal of Threatened Taxa 10(6): 11775–11779.

Dey, Sentu Kumar and Maity, Debabrata. (2015). Rediscovery of Pseudoyoungia simulatrix (Cichorieae-Asteraceae) from India and its taxonomic history. Rheedea 25(1): 31-35.

Dey, Sentu Kumar and Maity, Debabrata. (2016). The rediscovery of Youngia atripappa (Babc.) N. Kilian in India after a century; its circumscription and nomenclature and the lectotypification of Crepis atripappa Babc. Taiwania 61(4): 362-368.

Gautum, Ajay Kumar and Avasthi, Shubhi. (2017). Discovery of Puccinia tiliaefolia (Puciniales) in northwestern Himalayas, India. Polish Botanical Journal 62(1): xx-xx.

Ghosh, Chandra, Paul, T. K. and Das, Abhaya Prasad. (2013). Rediscovery of Hibiscus fragrans Roxburgh (Malvaceae) from Jaldapara National Park in Duars of West Bengal, India. Pleione 7(2): 531-537.

James, D. B. (1966). Studies on Indian Echinoderms-I Rediscovery of the Echinoid, Breynia verdenburgi Anderson from Andaman Sea, with an emended description. Journal of Marine Biological Association of India 8: 76-81.

Kavade, S., S. Deokule, P. Lakshminarasimhan, P. Diwakar & S. Punekar (2012). Belosynapsis vivipara (Dalzell) C.E.C. Fisch. (Commelinaceae), a vulnerable spiderwort, rediscovered after sixteen decades from Maharashtra, India. Journal of Threatened Taxa 4(6): 2660-2663.

Kumar, Y. (1992). 'Extinct' orchid rediscovered. Current Science 62(8): 547-548. [Bulbophyllum rothschildianum]

Kunte, K. and Manthey, U. (2009). Rediscovery of Japalura sagittifera (Sauria: Agamidae)from the Eastern Himalayas, Arunachal Pradesh: An addition to the Indian Herpetofauna. Sauria 39(2): 42-55.

S. N. Litvinchuk, D. A. Melnikov, L. J. Borkin, S. Hofmann. (2019). Rediscovery of the High Altitude Lazy Toad, Scutiger occidentalis Dubois, 1978, in India. Russian Journal of Herpetology 26(1): 17-22. [Abstract]

Mir, Aabid Hussain, Upadhaya, Krishna, Odyuo, Nripemo and Tiwari, B. K. (In Press, 2017). Rediscovery of Magnolia rabaniana (Magnoliaceae): a threatened tree species of Meghalaya, northeast India. Journal of Asia-Pacific Biodiversity.

Moaakum, [first name?] and Dey, S. (2013). Rediscovery of Hedychium longipedunculatum A.R.K. Sastry & D.M. Verma (Zingiberaceae) from Nagaland, India. Pleione 7(1): 290-294.

Mohanty, Biswaprajna et al. (2019). First record of a Leucosid crab Paranursia abbreviata Bell, 1855 from Devi estuary, Odisha Coast, India. Indian Journal of Geo Marine Sciences 48(1): 117-119.

Mondal, Sujit et al. (2018). Areca triandra Roxb. ex Buch.-Ham. (Arecaceae): new record for West Bengal, India. Plant Archives 18(2): 1700-1702.

Ragavan, P. et al. (2016). The rediscovery of Brownlowia tersa (L.) Kosterm. (Malvaceae), from the Andaman Islands, India — a Near Threatened mangrove species. Check List 12(3): 1897.

Rai, S., K.D. Bhutia & K. Kunte (2012). Recent sightings of two very rare butterflies, Lethe margaritae Elwes, 1882 and Neptis nycteus de Nicéville, 1890, from Sikkim, eastern Himalaya, IndiaJournal of Threatened Taxa 4(14): 3319–3326. [local rediscovery of both taxa]

Rajkumar, Muthusamy, Saravanan, Raju and Maheswarudu, Gidda. (2018). Rediscovery of rare porcellanid crab Pseudoporcellanella manoliensis Sankarankutty, 1961, from Palk Bay, Tamil Nadu, India. Indian Journal of Geo Marine Sciences 47(11): 2182-2185.

Reddy, C.S., S.M.M. Javed, F. Tampal, C. Pattanaik & V.S. Raju (2010). Rediscovery of Chamaesyce sebastinei (Binojk. & N.P. Balakr.) V.S. Raju (Angiosperms: Euphorbiaceae) a little-known rare species from Andhra Pradesh, IndiaJournal of Threatened Taxa 2(9): 1160-1161.

Sarania, B., Devi, A., Kumar, A., Wang, K. and Rakshit, K. (2015). A record of Scutiger nyingchiensis Fei, 1977 (Amphibia: Anuran: Megophryidae) in the Eastern Himalaya, North East India. Current Science 109(3): 413-414.

Sarode, B.V., N.U. Joshi, P.P. Pansare & H.V. Ghate (2018). A record afer 52 years, and additonal descripton of the emesine assassin bug Emesopsis nubila (Hemiptera: Reduviidae: Emesinae) from western India. Journal of Threatened Taxa 10(9): 12282–12285.

Sharma, A., N. Singh & P. Kumar (2019). [url=]Rediscovery of Calanthe davidii (Orchidaceae) after 11 decades in the western Himalaya, India[/url]. Journal of Threatened Taxa 11(10): 14368–14372.

Singh, Arun P. (2013). Rediscovery of the Empress, Sasakia funebris Leech (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae: Nymphalinae: Apaturini) after 88 years in India. Journal of Threatened Taxa 5(10): 4514-4516.

Singh, Bikarma and Bedi, Yashbir Singh. (2016). Rediscovery, Taxonomic History and Extended Enumeration of Haematocarpus validus Bakh.f. ex Forman (Menispermaceae) to Indo-Myanmar Biodiversity Hotspot. 
National Academy Science Letters. DOI: 10.1007/s40009-016-0483-8 [Abstract]

Singh, D. K. and Majumdar, Shuvadeep. (2017). Notes on Scarcely Collected Indian Liverworts III. Plagiochila kurzii (Plagiochilaceae, Marchantiophyta)Indian Journal of Forestry 40(2): 155-158.

SINGH, W., HANDIQUE, P. & DEVI, H. (2016). Musa sikkimensis Kurz (Musaceae): A note on the rediscovery from Manipur, India. Folia Malaysiana, 17, 47-53.

Soibam, Baleshwor Singh, Huidrom, Harmenn and Irungbam, Jatishwor Singh. (2016). A century later: Tricolored Pied Flat Coladenia indrani uposathra Fruhstorfer, 1911 (Hesperiidae: Pyrginae) and Crenulate Oakblue Apporasa atkinsoni Hewitson, 1869 (Lycaenidae: Theclinae) reported from Manipur, IndiaJournal of Threatened Taxa 8(7): 9030-9033.

Sreebha, R., Kariyappa, K. C. and Daniels, A. E. D. (2016). Rediscovery of a long-lost moss Fissidens serratus var. Serratus in the Western Ghats of India. Acta Botanica Hungarica 58(1-2): 183-186. [Abstract]

Srinivasulu, C., D. Venkateshwarlu & M. Seetharamaraju (2009). Rediscovery of the Banded Krait Bungarus fasciatus (Schneider 1801) (SerpentesElapidae) from Warangal District, Andhra Pradesh, IndiaJournal of Threatened Taxa 1(6): 353-354.

Venugopal, N. and Pamidimarri, Stella. (2015). Rediscovery of critically endangered Gymnocladus assamicus Kanjilal ex P.C. Kanjilal (Leguminosae: Caesalpinioideae) from West Khasi Hills District of Meghalaya. Pleione 9(1): 186-192.

Draco norvillii (

Psydrax salicifolia (global rediscovery?)

Psydrax ficiformis (global rediscovery)

Sarcandra chloranthoides (global rediscovery?)

Brettus cingulatus

Andaman Islands

Mathew, Sam P. (2013). Thunia alba (Lindl.) Reichb.F. a rare wild ornamental orchid from the Andaman Islands in the Bay of Bengal. Orchid Digest 77(3): 150-151.

Arunchal Pradesh

Ceropegia lucida

KHANDAL D., MORE S., KATARIA G. & S.S. KAMBALE 2018. Ceropegia lucida–rediscovery and new distribution record for Arunachal Pradesh, India. Current Science 113(11): 2077.


Nothapodytes nimmoniana


Patel, Mitesh and Reddy, Mandadi Narsimha. (2018). 

Equisetum ramosissimum Desf. Subsp. debile (Roxb. ex Vaucher) Hauke – is really extinct from Gujarat, India? International Journal of Botany Studies 3(4): 21-24.


Sant, N., Shelke, V. and Shelke, S. (2016). Rediscovery of the Broad-tailed Grassbird Schoenicola platyurus at Belgaum, Karnataka. Indian BIRDS 12 (4&5): 145-147.

Tamil Nadu

Ganesh, S. R. and S. R. Chandramouli 2010. Rediscovery of Hemidactylus scabriceps (Annandale, 1906) (Reptilia: Sauria: Gekkonidae) from Eastern Tamil Nadu, India. Russ. J. Herpetol. 17(1): 70-74.


Kasana, Shruti, Uniyal, P. L. and Pandey, Arun K. (2019). Rediscovery of Saussurea andryaloides (Asteraceae: Cardueae) from Uttarakhand, India. Rheedea 29(1): 116-118.

Kumar, Shankar et al. (2019). Rediscoveries of dusky yellow-breasted flat Gerosis phisara Moore (Lepidoptera: Hesperiidae) and angled Pierrot Caleta decidia hewitson (Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae) from Uttarakhand. Journal of Entomology and Zoology Studies 7(1): 45-48.

Kumar, Shankar et al. (2019). Rediscovery of butterflies Arhopala bazalus Hewitson, 1862 and Catapaecilma major Druce, 1895 from Uttarakhand, India. Journal of Entomology and Zoology Studies 7(2): 864-867.

Trachischium laeve


Auliya, M. (2002). Rediscovery of the Indochinese Rat Snake Ptyas korros (Schlegel, 1837) (Serpenthes: Colubridae) in Borneo. The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology 50(1): 197-198.

Trainor, Colin R. (2002). An expedition to Damar Island, South West Maluku, Indonesia. Bulletin of the Oriental Bird Club 36: 18-23. [Chrysococcyx rufomerus]

Soejono. (2014). Rediscovery of a remnant habitat of the critically endangered species, Hopea sangal, in Pasuruan District, East Java, Indonesia. Biodiversitas 15(2): 236-239.


Damayanto, I Putu Gede P. and Riastiwi, Indira. (2019). Balanophora papuana Schltr. (Balanophoraceae), a Neglected Holoparasite Species: Rediscovery for Indonesia. Proceedings of the 3rd SATREPS Conference, Bogor, 22 November, 2018, pp. 102-110.


Bagheri, Ali et al. (2018). Rediscovery of Astragalus saganlugensis (Fabaceae, Galegeae) in Iran after 184 years. Phytotaxa 350(3): 297-299. [Abstract]

Gholipour, Abbas. (2013). Rediscovery of Acorus calamus (Acoraceae) in Iran. Journal? [Abstract]

Najafi-Majd, Elnaz and Kaya, Uğur. (2013). Rediscovery of the Lake Urmia newt, Neurergus crocatus Cope, 1862 (Caudata: Salamandridae) in northwestern Iran after 150 yearsAmphibian and Reptile Conservation 6(4): 36-41.

Schneider, T., Schneider, E., Schneider, J. and Müller, O. (2014). Rediscovery of Cordulegaster vanbrinkae in Iran (Odonata: Cordulegastridae). Odonatologica 43: 25-34.

Shafiei, Soheila et al. (2014). Rediscovery of Maynard's Longnose Sand Snake, Lytorhynchus maynardi, with the geographic distribution of the genus Lytorhynchus Peters, 1863 in Iran. Zoology in the Middle East. DOI:10.1080/09397140.2014.994309 [Abstract]


Apis mellifera mellifera

Parastichtis suspecta

Leucodonta bicoloria


Vaginsky, E. (1990). The Bat Miniopterus schreibersi Did Not Vanish. Journal of Israel Cave Research 1990: 97-98.


Aguzzi, Stefano, Bogliani, Giuseppe, Orioli, Valerio and Pilon, Nicola. (2017). Nehalennia speciosa rediscovered in northwestern Italy (Odonata: Coenagrionidae). Notulae odonatologicae 8(9): 319-374.

Baldini, Riccardo M. (1999). Fumana scoparia Pomel (Cistaceae): considerations on a poorly known species for the Italian flora / Fumana scoparla Pomel (Cistaceae), considerazioni su di una non ben nota specie della Flora Italiana. Webbia 54(1): 73-84. [Abstract]

Canovi N., Gheza G., Pavesi M. & Villa D. 2014. Un nuovo importante sito di Sympecma paedisca (Brauer, 1877) (Odonata: Zygoptera: Lestidae) in Lombardia (Italia Settentrionale). Il Naturalista Valtellinese - Atti del Museo civico di Storia naturale di Morbegno, 25: 5–14.

Dondini, Gianna, Tomassini, A., Inguscio, S., and Rossi, E. (2014). Rediscovery of Mehely's horseshoe bat (Rhinolophus mehelyi) in peninsular Italy. Hystrix 25(1): 59-60.

Fanelli, G., De Sanctis, M. and Serafini Sauli, A. (2012). La riscoperta di Trifolium latinum (Fabaceae) in Roma un secolo dopo la sua apparente sparizione dall’Italia. Informatore Botanico Italiano 44: 337-339.

Lorenzini, R., Lovari, S. and Masseti, M. (2002). The rediscovery of the Italian roe deer: Genetic differentiation and management implications. Italian Journal of Zoology 69: 367-379. [rediscovery in southern Tuscany]

Mercurio, Vincenzo and Li Vigni, Fabrizio. (2007). Rediscovery of Pelobates fuscus insubricus in the Asti Province, north-western Italy. Acta Herpetologica 2: 1-6.

Spinelli, Andrea et al. (2018). Returning of Hippocampus hippocampus(Linnaeus, 1758) (Syngnathidae) in the Faro Lake – oriented Natural Reserve of Capo Peloro, Italy. Natural Product Research. doi: [Abstract]


Surdo, Salvatore. (2017). First record of Lindenia tetraphylla (Vander Linden, 1825) and rediscovery of Orthetrum nitidinerve (Selys, 1841) in Sicily (Insecta: Odonata). Fragmenta Entomologica 49(2): 1-5.


Suncus etruscus


"The Spotted Rail (Pardirallus maculatus) was presumed extinct in Jamaica for most of the period between its discovery by W.T. March in 1863 and its rediscovery in 1977 in the Upper Morass of the Black River system, St. Elizabeth Parish."


Degawa, Yousuke et al. (2015). Rediscovery of Roesleria subterranea from Japan with a discussion of its infraspecific relationships detected using molecular analysis. MycoKeys 9: 1-9.

Iketani, Hiroyuki and Mase, Nobuko. (2015). Collection of Wild and Cultivated Rare Malus Genetic Resources in Northern Kyūshū, Japan. AREIPGR 31: 53-59.

Imahara, Y. and Ogawa, K. (2006). Rediscovery of Virgularia juncea (Octocorallia, Pennatulacea) from a tidal marsh in Okinawa, with a short note on its peculiar behavior, pp. 9-13. Proceedings of 10th International Coral Reef Symposium, Okinawa, Japan. June 28-July 2, 2004.

Kato, S., Higuchi, S., Kondo, Y., Kitano, S., Nozaki, H. and Tanaka, J. (2005). Rediscovery of the wild-extinct species Nitellopsis obtusa (Charales) in Lake Kawaguchi, Japan. J. Jpn. Bot. 80: 84-91.

Uchida, Kei et al. (2016). Rediscovery of Celes akitanus (Orthoptera: Acrididae) from semi-natural grasslands in Japan. Entomological Science 19(2): 89-96. [Abstract]

Yamana, Yusuke and Kohtsuka, Hisanori. (2016). Rediscovery of Plesiocolochirus inornatus (Marenzeller, 1881) (Echinodermata: Holothuroidea: Dendrochirotida: Cucumariidae) in Japan and new information on its external and ossicle morphology. Plankton & Benthos Research 11(2): 57–70.

Myotis yanbarensis

Korean Peninsula

Byun, Bong-Kyu. (In Press, 2018). Rediscovery of the little-known species of the subfamily Olethreutinae (Lepidoptera, Tortricidae) in the Korean Peninsula. Journal of Asia-Pacific Biodiversity. [three species: Olethreutes castaneana, Rudisociaria velutina and Phaecasiophora fernaldana]


Balalaikins, Maksims et al. (2018). New record of Calosoma (Campalita) auropunctatum (Herbst, 1784) in Latvia with notes on its occurrence in the Eastern Baltic region. Periodicum Biologorum 120(1): 59-65.

Jurciņš, Didzis et al. (2014). Refound of extinct lichen Lobaria amplissima (Scop.) Forssell in Latvia. Acta Biol. Univ. Daugavp. 14(1): 59-65.


Bury, Jaroslaw. (2014). Rediscovery of Charaxes jasius jasius (LINNAEUS, 1767) (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae) in Lebanon. CESA News 97: 13-19.

Lesser Antilles


Gros-Desormeaux, J.-R., T. Lesales, and A.-G. Tayalay. 2015. Behavioral observations on the White-breasted Thrasher (Ramphocinclus brachyurus brachyurus): conservation implications. Acta Ethologica 18: 197–208. [A pair was found in 1951 on the Caravelle Peninsula; cites Pinchon and Bon Saint Come, 1951]


Larsen, Roxanne et al. (2007). Mist netting bias, species accumulation curves, and the rediscovery of two bats on Montserrat (Lesser Antilles). Acta Chiropterologica 9(2): 423-435.


Meininger, P. .L, Wolf, P. A., Hadoud, D. A. and Essghaier, M. F. A. (1994). Rediscovery of Lesser Crested Terns breeding in Libya. British Birds 87: 160-170.


Jovanovska, Daniela et al. (2017). Rediscovery of Aldrovanda vesiculosa L. and new data on its distribution in the Republic of Macedonia. Acta Musei Macedonici Scientiarum Naturalium 20: 31-40.

Teofilovski, Aco. (2017). Contribution to knowledge of the flora of the Republic of Macedonia. Botanica Serbica 41(1): 99-103. [Lathyrus linifolius, Lactuca plumieri and Serratula tinctoria]


Ali, S. and Santapau, H. (1958). Rediscovery of the smaller Asiatic one-horned rhinoceros (Rhinoceros sondaicus Desmarest) in Malaya. Jour. Bombay Nat. Hist. Soc. 55: 554-556.


HAMZA, A., MAMAT, I.B.H. & ABDULLAH, MT. 2019. Results of a seabird survey at the southern Seribuat Archipelago, Johor, Malaysia. Marine Ornithology 47: 49–53.

HAMZA, A. A., WONG, C.H. & AHMAD, A. 2016. Rediscovery of least known breeding sites for seabirds in East Coast Peninsular Malaysia. Malayan Nature Journal 68: 121–129.

Maideen, Haja et al. (2019). Rediscovery of Diplazium procumbens (Athyriaceae) in Peninsular Malaysia after more than 70 years, with notes on the morphology, spore ornamentation and anatomy. Phytotaxa 422(3): 241-247. [[url=]Abstract[/url]]

Quah, Evan S. H. et al. (2018). Identification and a new record from Penang Island of the rare redbellied reed snake (Calamaria albiventer) (Gray, 1835) (Serpentes: Calamariinae). Raffles Bulletin of Zoology 66: 486-493.


Tupaia dorsalis


Dinets, V. (2003). First photo of a bay cat in the wild? Cat News 38: 14.


Lalov, S. V. (2007)Rediscovery of Asparagus stipularis Forskal (Family: Asparagaceae) in the Maltese Islands (Central Mediterranean)The Central Mediterranean Naturalist 4: 199-201.

Lalov, S. V. et al. (2007). Rediscovery of Ornithogalum divergens Boreau (Hyacinthaceae) in Malta (central Mediterranean). The Central Mediterranean Naturalist 4(3): 205-206.

Mifsud, S., Napier, M., Fenech, S., and Cassar, L. F. (2016). Current status of Asplenium sagittatum (Aspleniaceae) in the Maltese islands. Fl. Medit. 26: 69-80.

Mariana Islands

Lemke, Dr. Thomas O. (1987). Sheath-tailed Bats Rediscovered in the Mariana Islands. BATS Magazine 5(1): (pagination?).


Shine, T., Böhme, W., Nickel, H., Thies, D. F. and Wilms, T. (2001). Rediscovery of relict populations of the Nile crocodile Crocodylus niloticus in south-eastern Mauritania, with observations on their natural history. Oryx 35: 260–262. [Abstract]


Florens, F. B. Vincent and Baider, Claudia. (2006).">Relocation of ‘extinct’ Ficus densifolia Miq. (Moraceae) in Mauritius. Phelsuma 14: 101-103.

Jumellea recurva


Caviedes-Solis, I. W., L. F. Vázquez-Vega, I. Solano-Savaleta, E. Pérez-Ramos, S. M. Rovito, T. J. Devitt, P. Heimes, O. A. Flores-Villela, J. A. Campbell, and A. Nieto-Montes de Oca. 2015. Everything is not lost: recent records, rediscoveries, and range extensions of Mexican hylid frogs. Mesoamerican Herpetology 2: 230–241. [Agalychnis moreletti]

Delia, J. R. J., J. L. Whitney, and T. Burkhardt. 2013. Rediscovery of ‘lost’ treefrogs from Oaxacan highlands of Mexico. Biodiversity Conservation 22: 1,405–1,414. [Agalychnis moreletti]

López-García, Margarita M., Deloya, C. and Gasca-Álvarez, H. J. (2016). Rediscovery of Tomarus cuniculus (Fabricius, 1801) (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Dynastinae) in Mexico. Annales de la Société entomologique de France, New Series, 51: 494–498. [Abstract]

Nolasco-Luna, Jose Rafael et al. (2019). [url=]Rediscovery of Tantilla bocourti (Günther, 1895) on Isla María Cleofas, Nayarit, Mexico (Squamata: Colubridae)[/url]. Herpetology Notes 12: 343-346.

Sigel, Erin M. et al. (In Press, 2014). Rediscovery of Polypodium calirhiza (Polypodiaceae) in Mexico. Brittonia. [Abstract]

Vázquez-Vega, L. F., I. W. Caviedes-Solis, I. Solano-Zavelata, R. Villegas-García, and O. A. Flores-Villela. 2015. Distribution Notes. Agalychnis moreletii (Duméril, 1853). Mesoamerican Herpetology 2: 538–539.


Munjiu, Oxana. (2017). Distribution of endangered mayfly Palingenia longicauda (Olivier, 1791) (Ephemeroptera, Palingeniidae) on the territory of the Republic of Moldova. Lauterbornia 84: 39-51.


Escoriza, D., Comas, M. M., Donaire, D. and Carranza, S. (2006). Rediscovery of Salamandra algira Bedriaga, 1883 from the Beni Snassen massif (Morocco) and phylogenetic relationships of North African Salamandra. Amphibia-Reptilia 27(3): 448-455.


Oo, Sai Sein Lin and Bates, Paul Jeremy James. (2016). The rediscovery of the common water monitor lizard Varanus salvator (Squamata: Varanidae) in northern Myanmar. Journal of Threatened Taxa 8(5): 8827-8828.


Raju Acharya, Yadav Ghimirey, Geraldine Werhahn, Naresh Kusi, Bidhan Adhikary, Binod Kunwar. (2015). Wild yak Bos mutus in Nepal: rediscovery of a flagship species. Mammalia. DOI: 10.1515/mammalia-2015-0066 [Abstract]

Liocichla phoenicea


Kooijman, Annemieke, Hedenäs, Lars, Mettrop, Ivan and Cusell, Casper. (2015). Calliergon megalophyllum rediscovered in the Netherlands after 50 years: comparison to Swedish habitats. Lindbergia 38: 20-29.

Nehallennia speciosa

New Caledonia

Gymnomyza aubryana

New Guinea

Bednarek-Ochyra, Halina and Plášek, Vítězslav. (2017). Occurrence of Racomitrium pruinosum (Grimmiaceae, Bryophyta) in New Guinea, with a Review of Gondwanan Mosses in the Tropics. Herzogia 30(2): 412-426. [Abstract]

Ceriops decandra

New Zealand

Laing, Robert M. (1914). A Revised List of the Norfolk Island Flora, with some Notes on the Species. Transactions of the New Zealand Institute 47: 1-39. [Lycopodium drummondii]

Mary Morgan-Richards, M. Rheyda Hinlo, Chris Smuts-Kennedy, John Innes, Weihong Ji, Manuela Barry, Dianne Brunton, and Rodney A. Hitchmough. (In Press, 2015). Identification of a Rare Gecko from North Island New Zealand, and Genetic Assessment of Its Probable Origin: A Novel Mainland Conservation Priority? Journal of Herpetology. [Abstract]

Izatha caustopa

Potamogeton pectinatus


Olive Tree skink


Flåten, M. and Fjellberg, A. (2008). Rediscovery of Osmoderma eremita (Scopoli, 1763) (Coleoptera, Scarabaeidae) in Norway. Norwegian Journal of Entomology 55: 165–168.


Awan, Muhammad Naeem et al. (2019). Rediscovery and first nesting record of the Vulnerable Cheer Pheasant Catreus wallichii in Machiara National Park, Kashmir Himalaya, Pakistan. BirdingASIA 31.

Baig, K. J. (2002). Rediscovery of Murree Hill Frog, Paa vicina after 130 years from Ayubia National Park. Proceedings of Pakistan Academy of Sciences 39(2): 261-262.

Mebert, Konrad et al. (2013). The Dice Snake, Natrix tessellata (Serpentes: Colubridae) in Pakistan: Analysis of its Range Limited to Few Valleys in the Western Karakoram. Pakistan J. Zool. 45(2): 395-410.

Mebert, Konrad and Masroor, Rafaqat. (2013). Dice Snakes in the western Himalayas: discussion of potential expansion routes of Natrix tessellata after its rediscovery in Pakistan. Salamandra 49(4): 229-233. [automatic download]

Morandini, André C. and Gul, Shahnawaz. (2016). Rediscovery of Sanderia malayensis and remarks on Rhopilema nomadica record in Pakistan (Cnidaria: Scyphozoa). Papéis Avulsos de Zoologia 56(15): 171‑175.

Roberts, T. J. (1999). Rediscovery of the Afghan Mole Ellobius fuscocapillus in Pakistan. Journal of the Bombay Natural History Society 96: 134-139.

Tirmizi, N. M. and Ghani, N. (1994). Recovery of a Leucosid crab Nursia abbreviata Bell, 1855 from Arabian sea fish. Pakistan J. of Mar. Sci. 3(1): 83-85.

Papua New Guinea

Keim, A. P. (2009). Pandanaceae of the island of Yapen, Papua (West New Guinea), Indonesia, with their nomenclature and notes on the rediscovery of Sararanga sinuosa, and several new species and records. Blumea 54: 255-266.

White, W. T., Appleyard, S. A., Sabub, B., Kyne, P. M., Harris, M., Lis, R. et al. (2015). Rediscovery of the Threatened River Sharks, Glyphis garricki and Gglyphis, in Papua New Guinea. PLoS ONE 10(10): e0140075.


Satterlee, S. Andrew et al. (2012). Rediscovery of Aeglid Crabs in the Rio Jejuí Watershed, Paraguay. Journal of Crustacean Biology 32(4): 541-543. [Abstract]


Quiñones, Javier et al. (2014).  Rediscovery of the Yellow-bellied Sea Snake, Hydrophis platurus (Linnaeus, 1766) in Máncora, northern Perú. Check List 10(6): 1563-1564. [automatic download]


Allen, D. (2009). Worcester's Buttonquail Turnix worcesteri rediscovered at Dalton Pass. BirdingASIA 11: 83-84. [Luzon, Philippines]

Beukema, Wouter. (2011)First record of the genus Tropidonophis (Serpentes: Colubridae) and rediscovery of Parias flavomaculatus (Serpentes: Viperidae) on Siquijor Island, Philippines. Herpetology Notes 4: 177-179.

Tan, Benito C. et al. (2017). [url=] to the moss floras of Mindanao and the Philippines with a focus on the rediscovery of Euptychium setigerum[/url]. Nat. Hist. Bull. Siam Soc. 62(1): 15-20.

GONZALEZ JC, DANS ATL, PEDREGOSA MG, CHIU C, VILLAHERMOSA R. 1999. Island-wide survey of forest and fauna and flora inventory of selected sites for priority conservation on Cebu. Manila: Fauna & Flora International (unpublished). [Copsychus cebuensis]

van de Ven, Willem et al. (2017). Movements and home ranges of Philippine crocodiles in San Mariano, lsabela.  NMP Journal of Natural History 2(1): 38-45.

Gallicolumba luzonica (Polillo population)


Brzeska, Paulina et al. (In Press, 2015). New records of Chara connivens P. Salzmann ex A. Braun 1835 – an extremely rare and protected species in Polish brackish waters. Acta Societatis Botanicorum Poloniae. DOI: 10.5586/asbp.2015.010.

Górski, P. and Romański, M. (2016). Rediscovery of the rare liverwort Liochlaena subulata (Jungermanniaceae) in Poland. Herzogia 29(2): 810–813. [Abstract]

Gruzik, Janusz and Paul, Wojciech. (2000). Veronica peregrina (Scrophulariaceae) in Kraków – rediscovered after a century. Fragm. Flor. Geobot. 45(1-2): 513–539.

Krajewski, Łukasz. (2017). Drepanocladus turgescens (Bryophyta, Amblystegiaceae) Rediscovered in Poland. Cryptogamie, Bryologie 38(3): 265-273. [Abstract]

Plášek, V., Ochyra, R., Smoczyk, M., Wiaderny, A. and Koopman, J. (2013). Recent rediscovery of the epiphytic moss Orthotrichum pulchellum Brunt. in Poland. Čas. Slez. Muz. Opava (A), 62: 97-100.

Plášek, V. et al. (2016). Rediscovery of the epiphytic moss Ulota coarctata (Orthotrichaceae) in Poland. Polish Botanical Journal 61(1): 99-105.

Stebel, Adam. (2010). Rediscovery of Orthotrichum rogeri Brid. (Bryophyta) in Poland. Opole Scientific Society Nature Journal 43: 23-27.

Szeląg, Zbigniew and Wójcik, Grzegorz. (In Press, 2014). Hieracium sudetubulosum (Asteraceae) redisscovered outside the Karkonosze Mts. Polish Botanical Journal 59(1): 1-xx. [automatic download]

Vončina, Grzegorz, Cykowska, Beata and Chachuła, Piotr. (2011). Rediscovery of Buxbaumia viridis (Bryophyta, Buxbaumiaceae) in the Tatraand Gorce In the Polish western Carpathians, pp. 171-176. In: From Stebel, A. and Ochyra, R. (eds.). Chorological Studies on Polish Carpathian Bryophytes, Sorus, Poznań.


Cunha, Alexander Henriques et al. (2013). The rediscovery of Caulerpa prolifera in Ria Formosa, Portugal, 60 years after the previous record. Notebooks marine biology 54(3): 359-364. [abstract]

Puerto Rico

Caraballo-Ortiz, Marcos A. (2013). Rediscovery of Arrabidaea chica (Bignoniaceae) and Entada polystachya var. polyphylla (Fabaceae) in Puerto Rico. Phytotaxa 125(1): 53-58. [both local rediscoveries]


Balázs, Z. R., Roman, A., Balázs, H. E., Căpraș, D., Podar, D. (2016) Rediscovery of Cypripedium calceolus L. in the vicinity of Cluj-Napoca (Romania) after 80 years, Botanical Contribution, LI: 43-53.

Bartha, L. and Bartók, A. (2013). Rediscovery of Astragalus roemeri Simonk. in the Scăriţa-Belioara Natural Reserve (Apuseni Mountains, Romania). Contributii Botanice 48: 23-26. [Abstract]

Cserkész, T., Aczél‐Fridrich, Z., Hegyeli, Z., Sugár, S., Czabán, D., Horváth, O., Sramkó, G. (2015): Rediscovery of Hungarian birch mouse (Sicista subtilis trizona) in Transylvania (Romania) with molecular characterisation of its phylogenetic affinities. Mammalia 79: 215‐224.

DINCĂ V. & VILA R. 2008: Improving the knowledge on the Romanian Rhopalocera, including the rediscovery of Polyommatus amandus (Schneider, 1792) and an application of DNAbased identifi cation. Nota Lepid. 31: 3–23.

Eryx jaculus

Saussurea porcii


Cosgrove, Peter. (2002). The Cairngorms Local Biodiversity Action Plan. 200 pp. [Buxbaumia viridis]


Trbojević, Ivana et al. (2019). [url=]Rediscovery of Chara canescens Loiseleur in Serbia[/url]. Botanica Serbica 43(1): 97-102.


Krijn Buitelaar and Philip de Pous. (2011). First record of Pelusios castanoides intergularis and rediscovery of Pelusios subniger parietalis on Cousin Island, Seychelles. Herpetology Notes 4: 9-10.


Ang, W. F., Lok, A. F. S. L. and Tan, H. T. W. (2010). Rediscovery in Singapore of Pinanga simplicifrons (Miq.) Becc. (Arecaceae). Nature in Singapore 3: 83-86.

Ang, W.F., Lok, A.F.S.L., Yeo, C.K., Angkasa, A., Ng, P.X. Ng, B.Y.Q. & Tan, H.T.W. (2011). Rediscovery of Renanthera elongata (Blume) Lindl. (Orchidaceae) in Singapore. Nat. Singapore 4: 297–301.

Ang, W.F., Lok, A.F.S.L., Yeo, C.K., Angkasa, A., Ng, P.X. & Tan, H.T.W. (2012). Rediscovery of Freycinetia javanica Blume (Pandanaceae) in Singapore. Nat. Singapore 5: 117–122.

Ang, W. F., Lok, A. F. S. L., Yeo, C. K., Tan, S. Y. and Tan, H. T. W. (2010). Rediscovery of Dendrobium aloifolium (Blume) Rchb. f. (Orchidaceae) in Singapore. Nature in Singapore 3: 321-325.

Ang, W.F., Yeo, C.K., Lok, A.F.S.L., Angkasa, A., Ng, P.X. & Tan, H.T.W. (2012). Rediscovery of Trichotosia velutina (Lodd. ex Lindl.) Kraenzl. (Orchidaceae) in Singapore. Nat. Singapore 5: 199–204.

Ang, W.F., Yeo, C.K., Ooi, Z.Y., Lok, A.F.S.L., Abdullah, I.H. & Tan, H.T.W. (2014). Rediscovery in Singapore of Ficus delosyce Corner (Moraceae). Nat. Singapore 7: 167–172.

Chua, M., Sivasothi, N. & Teo, R., 2009. Rediscovery of the greater mousedeer Tragulus napu (Mammalia: Artiodactyla: Tragulidae) in Pulau Ubin, Singapore. Nature in Singapore 2: 373–378.

Ganesan, S. K. (2013). Status and distribution of Pterospermum species in Singapore. Nature In Singapore 6: 149-152. [P. diversifolium]

Ho, B. C. et al. (2018). New records and rediscoveries of vascular plants in Bukit Timah Nature Reserve, Singapore. Gardens' Bulletin Singapore 70(1): 33-55. [Aglaia palembanica, Bolbitis sinuata, Calamus ornatus, Claoxylon longifolium, Dapania racemosa, Dioscorea kingii, Ficus rosulata, Lasianthus reticulatus, Ryparosa hullettii, Senegalia kekapur]

Ibrahim, Hassan, Leong, P. K. F., Yam, T. W. and Lua, H. K. (2011). The rediscovery of the ground orchid Dienia ophrydis (J. König) Seidenf. (Orchidaceae) in Singapore. Nature in Singapore 4: 329-337.

Jain, Anuj et al. (2019). [url=]Rediscovery of the orange gull butterfly, Cepora iudith malaya, in Singapore[/url]. Singapore Biodiversity Records 2019: 22-23.

Leong, Paul K. F. et al. (2018). Acriopsis ridleyi Hook.f. (Orchidaceae): Re-encounter of an orchid thought extinct since its 1889 holotype collection in Singapore. Nature in Singapore 11: 27-36.

Leong, T.M. & Lim, K.K.P. (2009). Noteworthy microchiropteran records from the Bukit Timah and Central Catchment Nature Reserves, Singapore. Nat. Singapore 2: 83–90. [Bukit Timah Nature Reserve: Hipposideros bicolor]

Leong, P.K.F. & Yam, T.W. (2013). The rediscovery of Hetaeria obliqua in Singapore. Malesian Orchid J. 12: 23–28.

Lim, Norman T-L. and Xiuling, Ou Yang. (2012). Occurence of the Malay civet , Viverra tangalunga (Mammalia: Carnivora: Vivierridae) in Singapore. Nature In Singapore 5: 79-81.

Lim, Reuben C. J. et al. (2014). Rediscovery in Singapore of Vrydagyznea lancifolia Ridl. (Orchidaceae). Nature in Singapore 7: 1-7.

Lok, A. F. S. L., W. F. Ang, K. Y. Chong & H. T. W. Tan. (2010). Rediscovery of Liparis barbata Lindl.(Orchidaceae) in Singapore. Nature in Singapore 3: 277-281.

Lok, A. F. S. L., W. F. Ang, K. Y. Chong, C. K. Yeo & H. T. W. Tan, 2011. Rediscovery in Singapore of Coelogyne rochussenii de Vriese (Orchidaceae). Nature in Singapore 4: 49-53.

Lok, A.F.S.L., Ang, W.F. & Yeo, C.K. (2012). Rediscovery of Callostylis pulchella (Lindl.) S.C.Chen & Z.H.Tsi (Orchidaceae) in Singapore. Nat. Singapore 5: 205–209.

Lok, A. F. S. L., K-x. Tan and H. T. W. Tan. (2008). Rediscovery of Dendrobium lobbii Teijsm. & Binnend. (Orchidaceae) in Singapore. Nature in Singapore 1: 35-39.

Lok, A.F.S.L., Ang, W.F. & Tan, H.T.W. (2011). The rediscovery in Singapore of Polystachya concreta (Jacq.) Garay & H.R. Sweet (Orchidaceae). Nat. Singapore 4: 19–24.

Lok, A. F. S. L. and Tan, H. T. W. (2008). Rediscovery of Aeschynanthus albidus (Blume) Steud. (Gesneriaceae) in Singapore. Nature in Singapore 1: 5-8.

Loo, Adrian H. B. (2011). Rediscovery in Singapore of Salacca affinis Griff. (Arecaceae). Nature in Singapore 4: 123-126.

Loo, Adrian H. B. et al. (2017). Rediscovery in Singapore of Calamus densiflorus Becc. (Arecaceae). Nature in Singapore 10: 1-5.

Ng, P.K.L. & Lim, K.K.P. (1989). Rediscovery of the Dwarf Snakehead, Channa gachua (Hamilton, 1822) (Channidae) in Singapore. Raffles B. Zool. 37(1): 172–174.

Niissalo, Matti A. et al. (2016). Rediscovery in Singapore of Plocoglottis lowii Rchb.f. (Orchidaceae). Nature in Singapore 9: 41-46.

Ong, Xin Rui, Chua, Siew Chin and Potts, Matthew D. (2013). Recent records of the dung beetle Catharsius molossus (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) in Singapore. Nature in Singapore 6: 1-6.

Ooi, Z. Y. and Ang, W. F. (2015). Rediscovery in Singapore of Lepironia articulata (Retz.) Domin (Cyperaceae). Nature in Singapore 8: 65-68.

Pottie, S.A. (1996). Studies of the Ecology and Behaviour of Insectivorous Bat Species in Singapore. Unpublished M.Sc. thesis, School of Biological Sciences, National University of Singapore. [Bukit Timah Nature Reserve: Emballonura monticola]

Rodda, Michele and Lai, Joseph. (2018). The rediscovery of Hoya obtusifolia (Apocynaceae, Asclepiadoideae) in Singapore. Nature in Singapore 11: 45-51.

Rodda, M., Tran, H. D., Chiew, P. T., Liew, D. and Leong-Škorničková, J. (2012). The rediscovery of Dischidia hirsuta (Apocynaceae, Asclepiadoideae) in Singapore. Gardens’ Bulletin Singapore 64(2): 293–299.

Sheue, Chiou-Rong, Yong, Jean W. H. and Yang, Yeun-Po. (2005). The Bruguiera (Rhizophoraceae) Species in the Mangroves of Singapore, Especially on the New Record and the Rediscovery. Taiwania 50(4): 251-260. [Bruguiera sexangula]

Tan, Siong Kiat et al. (2015). Terrestrial snails and slugs (Mollusca: Gastropoda) of Pulau Tekong, Singapore. Nature in Singapore 8: 25-30. [Paropeas achatinaceum]

Tan, Tsu Soo and Toh, Chay Hoon. (2019). [url=]Rediscovery of spotfin frogfish in Singapore[/url]. Singapore Biodiversity Records 2019: 141-142.

Teo, R.C.H. & Rajathurai, S. (1997). Mammals, reptiles and amphibians in the nature reserves of Singapore – diversity, abundance and distribution. Proceedings of the Nature Reserves Survey Seminar. Gard. Bull. Singapore 49: 353–425. [Bukit Timah Nature Reserve: Pelophryne signata,  Tylonycteris pachypusIomys horsfieldii]

Yam, T.W., Leong, P.K.F., Chew, P.T., Liew, D. & Ng, W.K.H. (2010). The re-discovery and conservation of Bulbophyllum singaporeanum. Gardenwise 35: 15–17.

Yeo, C.K., Ang, W.F. & Lok, A.F.S.L. (2012). Pterisanthes (Vitaceae) of Singapore: with a note on the rediscovery of Pterisanthes cissioides Blume. Nat. Singapore 5: 185–190.

Yong, D.L., Fam, S.D. and Ng, J.J. (2008). Rediscovery of Dumeril's Monitor Varanus dumerilii (Varanidae) in Singapore. Nature in Singapore 1: 21-22.


Dítě, Daniel et al. (2017). Triglochin maritima – rediscovered in southern Slovakia. Thaiszia - J. Bot., Košice, 27(2): 129-136.

Hemala, V. et al. (2017). Additional records of Tropidothorax leucopterus (Goeze, 1778) (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Lygaeidae) for Slovakia. Naturae Tutela 21(1): 51-58. [summarises previous rediscoveries]

Hemala, V. et al. (2018). Rediscovery of the rare flat bug Mezira tremulae (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Aradidae) in Slovakia. Naturae Tutela 22(1): 69-78. [the nominate subspecies]

Májeková, J., Zaliberová, M. and Jehlík, V. (2013). Extinct species Ceratocephala testiculata (Crantz) Besser rediscovered in Slovakia after 44 years. Thaiszia 23(2): 141-145. [Abstract]

South Africa

Disa forficaria


Spirodela polyrrhiza [rediscovered in Catalonia]

Ortiz, J. H., López, F. V., 2012: Redescubrimiento de Lavatera trimestris var. brachypoda. Revista de la Sociedad Gaditana de Historia Natural 6, 23–24.

Carballeira, Rafael. (2018). Rediscovery of Eunapius carteri (Bowerbank, 1863) in Western Europe. Turkish Journal of Zoology 42: 137-145.

Villegas, Francisco Jesús Cano and del la Haza, Elisa Zafra. (2007). Redescubrimiento de Apteromantis aptera (Fuente, 1894) (Dictyoptera, Mantidae) en la provincia de Córdoba (sur de España). Boletín Sociedad Entomológica Aragonesa 41: 449-450.

Author? (1994). Rediscovery of Pardel Lynx colony. ANimals & Men 2: 6.

Sri Lanka

Darshana, T. W. R. (In Press, 2018). Rediscovery of the Spoon-billed Sandpiper Calidris pygmaea in Sri Lanka after 40 years. Indian BIRDS.

Nanayakkara, R., N. Vishvanath and T. G. T. Kusuminda. (2012). Rediscovery of Pouch bearing sheath–tailed bat Saccolaimus saccolaimus Temminck (Chiroptera: Emballonuridae) from Sri Lanka after 75 years. Asian Journal of Conservation Biology 1(2): 134-137.

de Silva, Anslem, M. Madawala, A.M. Bauer & S. Karunarathna (2016). Rediscovery of the Frilled Tail Gecko Hemidactylus platyurus (Schneider, 1792) in Sri Lanka after more than 160 years. Journal of Threatened Taxa 8(14): 9663-9666.

de Silva, Anslem et al. (2017). An authentic record of Eutropis bibronii[/url] (Gray, 1838) (Reptilia: Scincidae) from Sri Lanka. Zootaxa 4329(2): 175-182. [Abstract]


Jairam, Rawien. (2017). The Distribution of [i]Taeniophallus nicagus (Colubridae) in Suriname with Some Information on Morphology. IRCF Reptiles & Amphibians 24(3): 177-179.


Mong-Huai Su, Sheng-Chieh Wu, Chang-Fu Hsieh, Sin-I Chen and Kuoh-Cheng Yang. (2003). Rediscovery of Quercus aliena Blume (Fagaceae) in Taiwan. Taiwania 48(2): 112-117.

Terada, Katsuyuki, Yeh, Lan-Wei and Wu, Wen-Jer. (2013). Notes on the Taiwanese Caraboidea (Coleoptera) III. Rediscovery of Eustra chinensis Bänninger (Paussinae: Ozaenini). Collection and Research 26: 31-36.


Mlingwa, C. O. F. (1996). A note on the rediscovery of the Sokoke Pipit Anthus sokokensis in the Pugu Hills, Tanzania.  Bird Cons. Int. 6: 293-294.


Kunya, K.; O.S.G. Pauwels; P. Sairum; A. Taokratok. (2011). Squamata, Gekkonidae, Ptychozoon trinotaterra Brown, 1999: Rediscovery in ThailandCheck List 7(6): 820-822.

Felis chaus (Jungle cat)


Adıgüzel, N., Bani, B. & Mavi, Ö. (2011). Rediscovery of Dichoropetalum aureum (Umbelliferae) in South Anatolia (Turkey). Phyton 50(2): 221–230.

Akkaya, A. and Uğurtaş, İ. H. (2011). Rediscovery of Vipera ammodytes (Linnaeus, 1758) at Uludağ-Bursa, Turkey, after 62 years. Herpetozoa 24(3-4): 181-185.

Yakin, Batuhan Yaman et al. (2018). New records and rediscovery of some snakes from Gökçeada (Imbros), Turkey. Biharean Biologist 12(1): e171305.


Balashov, I., Yarotskaya, M., Filatova, J., Starichenko, I. and Kovalov, V. (2017). Terrestrial Molluscs of the Tsyr-Pripyat Area in Volyn (Northern Ukraine): the First Findings of the Threatened Snail Vertigo moulinsiana in Mainland Ukraine. Vestnik zoologii 51(2): 251-258.

United Arab Emirates

Ahmed, S., Alzaabi, R., Soorae, P., Shah, J., Al Hammadi, E., Pusey, R. & Al Dhaheri, S. 2016. Rediscovering the Arabian sand cat (Felis margarita harrisoni) after a gap of 10 years using camera traps in the Western Region of Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. European Journal of Wildlife Research 62(5): 627– 631.

Todorova, V. 2018. Eyes in the desert: Two rare species snapped in Abu Dhabi. The National, August 11th , 2018.


Hassemer, G. and Marchesi, E. H. (2016). Rediscovery of Plantago commersoniana (Plantaginaceae), a rare and threatened species, after two centuries in Uruguay. Webbia 71(1): 121-126. [Abstract]

Natale, G. S.; R. Maneyro. (2008). Amphibia, Anura, Leiuperidae, Pleurodema bibroni: RediscoveryCheck List 4(1): 47-49.


Baker, Claude D. et al. (1985). Rediscovery of the Spotted Darter, Etheostoma maculatumin Indiana Waters: Blue River; Crawford, Harrison and Washington Counties; Ohio River Drainage, USA. Indiana Academy of Science 94: 603-605. [automatic download]

Calder, Dale R. et al. (In Press, 2014). Clava multicornis (Forsskål, 1775): rediscovery of a North Atlantic hydroid (Cnidaria, Hydrozoa, Anthoathecata) on the Pacific coast of North America. BioInvasions Records.

[author?]. (2002). Rediscovery of Labidesthes sicculus (Atherinidae) in Lake Texoma (Oklahoma-Texas). Southwestern Naturalist 47: 142–147.

[author?]. (2002). The rediscovery of the Mississippi silverside, Menidia audens, in the Pearl River drainage in Mississippi and Louisiana. [incomplete citation]

Lychnothamnus barbatus

Schmidt Silveira, Fernanda, Schneider, Angelo Alberto, de Moura Baptista, Luis Rios. (2019). The role of a local rediscovery in the evaluation of the conservation status of a plant species: Testing the hypothesis of the biodiversity knowledge gap. Journal for Nature Conservation 48: 91-98. [[url=]Abstract[/url]]


Keener, Brian R. and Davenport, L. J. (2013). Rediscovery of Callirhoe papaver (Malvaceae) in Alabama (U.S.A.). Journal of the Botanical Research Institute of Texas 7(2):835-839. [Abstract]


Fryday, Alan M. and Tønsberg, Tor. (2015). Ameliella - a bryicolous lichen genus rediscovered in North America after 50 years. Evansia 32(4): 171-175. [Abstract]


Bezy, Robert L., Sherbrooke, Wade C. and Lowe, Charles H. (1966). The rediscovery of Eleutherodactylus augusti in Arizona. Herpetologica 22(3): 221-225. [Abstract]


Serviss, Brett E. and Peck, James H. (2013). Rediscovery of Persea borbonia var. borbonia (Lauraceae), Prosopis glandulosa var. glandulosa (Fabaceae), and Pinus palustris (Pinaceae) in Arkansas, with three new angiosperm species for Arkansas (U.S.A.). Journal of the Botanical Research Institute of Texas 7(2):841-845. [Abstract]


Cowart, Dominique A. et al. (2018). Environmental DNA (eDNA) applications for the conservation of imperiled crayfish (Decapoda: Astacidea) through monitoring of invasive species barriers and relocated populations. Journal of Crustacean Biology. [Pacifastacus fortis]

Kippenhan, Michael G., Knisley, C. Barry and Haines, R. Dennis. (2012). Rediscovery and status of Cylindera (s. str.) lunalonga (Schaupp, 1884) (Coleoptera: Carabidae: Cicindelinae) in the San Joaquin Valley of California with a comparison to a Sierra Nevada populationInsecta Mundi 0254: 1-27. [automatic download]

Rejmánek, Marcel. (2018). Vascular plant extinctions in California: A critical assessment. Diversity and Distributions 24(1): 129-136. [Pyrola chlorantha (Eldorado County, in 1964); Triteleia grandiflora (Mendocino County, 1993)]

Howellia aquatilis


Wehr, John D., Steirer, Sarah E. and Sleith, Robin S. (2019). Rediscovery of the Freshwater Brown Alga Heribaudiella in Connecticut after 100 Years. Northeastern Naturalist, 26(2): 343-361. [[url=]Abstract[/url]]


Lobelia boykinii [rediscovered after 100 years and 19 days]


Beck, A. F. (1990). 1989 season summary. Zone 9 southeast. Georgia. News Lepid. Soc. 2: 28. [Chlosyne gorgone gorgone]

Stark, B. P., Harrison, A. B. and Nye, K. C. (2016). Records of an uncommon stonefly, Nemocapnia carolina Banks (Plecoptera: Capniidae), in South Carolina and nearby states. Illiesia 12(2): 10-14.

Wisniewski, J.M., Rankin, N.M., Weiler, D.A., Strickland, B.A. and H.C. Chandler. (2013). Use of occupancy modelling to assess the status and habitat relationships of freshwater mussels in the Lower Flint River, Georgia, USA. Walkerana 17(1): 24-40.


Abbott, J.C. & Petr, D. 1997. Rediscovery of Apterocyclus honoluluensis Waterhouse on Kauai (Coleoptera: lucanidae). Bishop Museum Occasional Papers 49(2): 71. [erroneous taxonomic assignation, i.e. not really A. honoluluensis]

Boynton, David and Wood, Kenneth R. (2007). Erinna newcombi Adams & Adams (Mollusca: Lymnaeidae): a Rediscovered Population in Hanakoa, Kaua'i, Hawai'iBishop Museum Occasional Papers 96: 52-54.

Hodel, D. R. (2009). A new species of Pritchardia and the rediscovery of P. lowreyana on Oahu, Hawaii. Palms 53(4): 173-179. [Abstract]

Polhemus, D.A., Oppenheimer, H.L., Starr, F. and Martz, K. (1999). Notable rediscoveries of Megalagrion species on Maui (odonata: Coenagrionidae). Bishop Museum Occasional Papers 59(2): 27-29. [M. pacificum, M. xanthomelas]

Preston, David and Imada, Clyde. (2014). Biological Survey on a 10-Acre Parcel and Adjacent Areas, Proposed Land Acquisition, Kahului, Maui, Hawaii. Final Report. Hawaii Biological Survey No. 2014-001. [rediscovery of Manduca blackburni in 1984 on Maui]

Wood, Kenneth R. (2006). New Plant Records and Rediscoveries within the Hawaiian Islands. Bishop Museum Occasional Papers 88: 15-19. [Diellia erecta alexandri]

Wood, Kenneth R. (2012). Posible Extinctions, Rediscovereies, and New Plant Records within the Hawaiian Islands. Records of the Hawaii Biological Survey for 2011. Edited by Neal L. Evenhuis & Lucius G. Eldredge. Bishop Museum Occasional Papers 113: 91-102. [Ctenitis squamigera, Lysimachia filifolia and Cyclosorus pendens]

Wood, Kenneth R. and Kirkpatrick, Megan. (2014). Rediscovery of Melicope quadrangularis (Rutaceae) and other notable plant records for the island of Kaua‘i, Hawai‘i. Records of the Hawaii Biological Survey for 2013. Edited by Neal L. Evenhuis. Bishop Museum Occasional Papers 115: 29-32. [Lysimachia filifolia]


Lynch, John T. (1965). Rediscovery of the Four-Toed Salamander, Hemidactglium scutatum, in Illinois: A Relict Population. Herpetologica 21(2): 152-153.


Baker, Claude D., Forsyth, Bill J. and Wiles, Tom. (1985). Rediscovery of the Spotted Darter, Etheostoma maculatum, in Indiana Waters: Blue River; Crawford, Harrison and Washington Counties; Ohio River Drainage, USA. Indiana Academy of Science 94: 603-605.

Homoya, M. A., Aldrich, J. R. and Jacquart, E. M. (1989). The rediscovery of the globally endangered clover, Trifolium stoloniferum, in Indiana. Rhodora 91(866): 207-212.


Gustafson, Grey T. et al. (2014). Rediscovery of Lutrochus laticeps Casey, 1893 (Coleoptera: Lutrochidae) and the Discovery of Dineutus productus Roberts, 1895 and Dineutus serrulatus analis Régimbart, 1882 (Coleoptera: Gyrinidae) in Kansas, USA, with Notes on Habitat Preference. The Coleopterists Bulletin 68(4): 714-718.


Eisenhour, David J.; Thomas, Matthew R.; Culp, J. Jacob; Compton, Michael C.; Brandt, Stephanie L.; and Pierce, Rodney. (2018). Updated Distributional Records of Selected Kentucky Fishes. Southeastern Fishes Council Proceedings 58: 1-19. [Ichthyomyzon gagei, Hemitremia flammea and Hybopsis amnis]


Doffitt, Christopher H. (2016). Rediscovery of Triosteum perfoliatum in Louisiana. Phytoneuron 56: 1-2.


Daigle, J. J. (1988). Ophiogomphus anomalus Harvey rediscovered in Maine, United States (Anisoptera: Gomphidae). Notul. Odonatol. 3: 32-33.

Hellquist, C. B. (1981). The rediscovery of Juncus stygius in Maine. Rhodora 83(834): 321-322.

Aletris farinosa


Minney, Coleman and Landsman, Andrew P. (In Press, 2017). Rediscovery of Ribes americanum (Grossulariaceae) in Maryland. Castanea.


Davidson, Robert and Ryyken, Jessica. (2011). Rediscovery of Bembidion (Lymnaeum) nigropiceum (Marsham) (= puritanum Hayward) in Massachusetts, with remarks on biology and habitat (Coleoptera, Carabidae, Bembidiini). ZooKeys 147: 487-496.


MacGown JA, Hill JG. Rediscovery of the Florida harvester ant in mainland Mississippi. Mississippi Native Plants and Environmental Education Newletter 2007; 25: 1–4.

MacGown, J., Hill, J., Majure, L. C. and Seltzer, J. L. (2008). Rediscovery of Pogonomyrmex badius (Latreille) (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) in mainland Mississippi, U.S.A with an analysis of associated seeds and vegetation. Midsouth Entomology 1: 17-28.


Brant, Alan E. (2019). [url=]Panic grasses of southeastern Missouri–one new and one rediscovery[/url]. Phytoneuron 14: 1-3.

Wakeman, Ann and McKenzie, Paul M. (1996). Rediscovery of Oryzopsis racemosa (Poaceae) in Missouri. Missouriensis 16(2): 16-23.

New Jersey

Stalked woolgrass

New Mexico

Thamnophis eques megalops

New York

Losey, John E. et al. (2014). Lady Beetles in New York: Insidious Invasions, Erstwhile Extirpations and Recent Rediscoveries. Northeastern Naturalist 21(2): 271-284. [Abstract] [Adalia bipunctata and Coccinella novemnotata]

Rosen, David J., Richardson, Alfred and King, Ken. (2016). Rediscovery of Eleocharis obtusetrigona (Cyperaceae) in Texas. Phytoneuron 45: 1-3.

Damak-damak Tahun (Scolopia macrophylla)


Cusick, A. W. (1988). Trifolium stoloniferum (Fabaceae) rediscovered in Ohio. Ohio J. Sci. 89(2): 6.

Cusick, A. W. (1989). Trifolium stoloniferum (Fabaceae) in Ohio: history, habitats, decline and rediscovery. Sida 13(4): 467-480.


Kagan, Jimmy and Vrilakas, Susan. (1993). Extinct and Extirpated Plants from Oregon. Kalmiopsis [1993]: 12-16.


Glon, Mael G. et al. (2018). Rediscovery of Cambarus diogenes (Devil Crayfish) in Pennsylvania. Northeastern Naturalist 25(3): 355-361.


Ahlstedt, Steven A. et al. (2017). Freshwater mussels of the National Park Service Obed wild and scenic river, Tennessee. Malacological Review 45-46: 193-211. [Lampsilis virescens and Villosa perpurpurea]

Floden, Aaron J. and Schilling, Edward E. (Accepted, 2017). Trautvetteria fonticalcarea (Ranunculaceae: Ranunculeae), a new tassel rue species endemic to Tennessee. Nordic Journal of Botany. DOI: 10.1111/njb.01738 [Abstract] [Rhynchospora capillacea]


Congdon, J. W. (1875). Rare plants. Bulletin of the Torrey Botanical Club 6(9): 56.

Dobbin, Frank. (1907). Rediscovery of Podostemon ceratophyllus in Vermont. Rhodora 9(106): 220.

Lythrum alatum (winged loosestrife)


Marsh, P. C., Douglas, M. E., Minckley, W. L. and Timmons, R. J. (1991). Rediscovery of Colorado Squawfish, Ptychocheilus lucius (Cyprinidae), in Wyoming. Copeia 1991(4): 1091-1092.


Nguyen Quang Truong, Tran Thanh Tung, Hoang van Ngoc, Wolfgang Böhme, and Thomas Ziegler. (2008). Rediscovery and redescription of Ateuchosaurus chinensis Gray, 1845 (Squamata: Sauria: Scincidae) from northeastern Vietnam. Herpetology Notes 1: 17-21.

Orlov, Nikolai L., Ryabov, Sergei A., Nguyen, Tao Thien, and Nguyen, Truong Quang. (2010). Rediscovery and Redescription of Two Rare Snake Species: Oligodon lacroixi Angel et Bourret, 1933 and Maculophis bellus chapaensis (Bourret, 1934) [Squamata: Ophidia: Colubridae] from Fansipan Mountains, Northern Vietnam. Russian Journal of Herpetology 17(4): 310-322. [Abstract] [Oligodon lacroixi]

Trần, Hữu Đăng et al. (2018). Identification, sexual dimorphism and aspects of the natural history of Sapria himalayana (Rafflesiaceae) on Vietnam’s Lang Biang PlateauBotanical Studies 59: 29.

Tu, V.T., S. Arai, F. Kikuchi, C.T. Hang, T.A. Tuan, G. Csorba & T. Gorfol (2019). [url=]Rediscovery of Van Hasselt’s Mouse-eared Bat Myots hasselti (Temminck, 1840) and its frst genetc data from Hanoi, northern Vietnam[/url]. Journal of Threatened Taxa 11(7): 13915-13919.


Kuthan, Jan. (1980). Rediscovery of Stereum reflexulum on the Island of Lokrum (Yugoslavia) on another host. Acta Botanica Croatica 39(1): 143-144.

Appendix 1: Local rediscovery turned out to be new (sub)species

Watt, J. C. (1963). The rediscovery of a giant weta, Deinacrida heteracantha, on the North Island mainland. New Zealand Entomologist 3(2): 9-13.

Appendix 2: Global rediscovery turned out to be new (sub)species

Ford, Bruce A. et al. (2017). Two Extraordinary New Pseudopetiolate Carex Species from Vietnam (sect. Hemiscaposae, Cyperaceae). Systematic Botany 42(3): 402-417. [Abstract]

Calystegia felix [originally thought to be C. sepium binghamiae]


Appendix 3: Country unknown

Silveira, Fernanda Schmidt et al. (In Press, 2018). The role of a local rediscovery in the evaluation of the conservation status of a plant species: Testing the hypothesis of the biodiversity knowledge gap. Journal for Nature Conservation. [Abstract]

Tamayo and D'Angelo. (1980).  Hallazgo del Murcielago Colorado, Lasiurus borealis varius (Poeppig, 1835) en Magallanes y Cosideraciones Acerca de la Distribucion de los Lasiurus (Chiroptera: Vespertilionidae). Noticiario Mensual [1980]: 10. [Argentina or Chile]

Türkay, M. and Koukouras, A. (1988). The rediscovery of Monodaeus guinotae Forest, 1976 in the Aegean Sea. Senckenbergiana Biologica 68: 401-405.

Appendix 4: Rediscovery turned out to be recolonisation

Manlick, Philip J. et al. (2018). Dynamic colonization history in a rediscovered Isle Royale carnivore. Scientific Reports 8: 12711.

Appendix 5: Legitimacy of rediscovery unknown


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