Pygoluciola

Nada, B. & Ballantyne, L. A., 2018, A new species of Pygoluciola Wittmer with unusual abdominal configuration, from lowland dipterocarp forest in Peninsular Malaysia (Coleoptera: Lampyridae: Luciolinae), Zootaxa 4455 (2), pp. 343-362: 348

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4455.2.5

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:8CB311F1-431C-4861-956E-3200329E4F0F

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/039887E6-FFF3-7A0D-9ECB-2492A29B639F

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Plazi

scientific name

Pygoluciola
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Key to species of Pygoluciola  using females

Extended from Ballantyne & Lambkin (2006)

1 All tibiae curved..................................................................... guigliae (Ballantyne) 

- No tibiae curved...................................................................................... 2

2. Posterior margin of V7 deeply emarginate; bearing a small ridge anterior to median area of deepest emargination (possibility this ridge is an artefact having been seen only on dried pinned specimens); V8 with anteromedian prolongation not any more sclerotised than remainder of V8; T7 with anteromedian area rounded and elevated, lateral areas not flattened ( Ballantyne & Lambkin 2001 figs 16, 17)............................................................ kinabalua (Ballantyne) 

- Posterior margin of V7 without an anteromedian ridge; V8 with anteromedian prolongation well sclerotised and visibly separated from remainder of V7; T7 without a rounded and elevated anteromedian area, with lateral areas flattened........... 3

3 Posterolateral areas of V7 irregularly expanded with aggregation of fat body beneath ( Ballantyne & Lambkin 2006 fig. 7)........................................................................................... satoi Ballantyne 

- Posterolateral areas of V7 not expanded.................................................................... 4

4. Ventral surface yellow except for white LOs in V6, and narrow black line across posterior margin of V5 ( Figs 25, 26, 27 View Figure , 29‾33); bursa plates in form of two very elongate slender projections one directed anteriorly and one posteriorly ( Figs 34 View Figure ‾37)...................................................................................... dunguna  sp. nov.

- Ventral surface brown except for white LOs in V6, without narrow black line across posterior margin of V5; bursa plates in form of two anteriorly directed hooks.................................................... .. wittmeri (Ballantyne)