Aquatica hydrophila (Jeng et al.), Jeng et al.

Fu, Xinhua, Ballantyne, Lesley & Lambkin, Christine L., 2010, Aquatica gen. nov. from mainland China with a description of Aquatica Wuhana sp. nov. (Coleoptera: Lampyridae: Luciolinae), Zootaxa 2530, pp. 1-18: 6

publication ID

http://doi.org/ 10.5281/zenodo.196535

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scientific name

Aquatica hydrophila (Jeng et al.)
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Aquatica hydrophila (Jeng et al.)  

Fig. 16 View FIGURES 8 – 16

Luciola hydrophila Jeng et al. 2003: 544   .

Type. Male. CHINA; Taiwan, Wulai (National Museum of Natural Science, Taichung, Taiwan). Not examined by these authors.

Specimen examined. CHINA: Taiwan, Yanminshan, 30.iv. 1996, N. Ohba, male ( ANIC). Taibei County, Wulai village, 20 April. 2008, Jiaxiong Wu, male and female (Fu collection).

Diagnosis. One of three species of Aquatica   with dark brown elytra; most similar to A. wuhana   sp. n., distinguished from both A. lateralis   and A. wuhana   sp. n. by the pale pronotum ( Fig. 16 View FIGURES 8 – 16 ) (both of these species have median dark pronotal colouring); aedeagus with LL not inturned, not hooked, and lacking teeth along inner basal margins; ML with basal half or more bulbous, slender in apical area, aedeagal sheath with sternite apically entire; not strongly bent to right in posterior half; sheath sternite about as wide in posterior half as anterior half; females macropterous and coloured as for males. Jeng et al. (2003: 545) indicated ‘larvae usually live in ditches or small creeks with shallow and clear water, fast current and cobble benthos’.

ANIC

Australian National Insect Collection

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Coleoptera

Family

Lampyridae

Genus

Aquatica

Loc

Aquatica hydrophila (Jeng et al.)

Fu, Xinhua, Ballantyne, Lesley & Lambkin, Christine L. 2010
2010
Loc

Luciola hydrophila Jeng et al. 2003 : 544

Jeng 2003: 544
2003