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

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: 5-6

publication ID

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

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scientific name

Aquatica
status

gen. nov.

Key to species of Aquatica   gen. nov.

1. Dorsally pale ................................................................................................................................ leii   (Fu et Ballantyne)

- Dorsal surface always with dark brown elytra which may be pale margined .............................................................. 2

2. Pronotum with median dark marking ........................................................................................................................... 3

- Pronotum lacking median dark marking....................................................................................................................... 4

3. Pronotum reddish with median dark marking extending from anterior to posterior margins; aedeagus with inner

basal area of LL (view from above) toothed ..................................................................................... lateralis   (Motsch.) - Pronotum yellowish with median dark marking not extending to posterior margin; aedeagus with inner basal area of LL not toothed ....................................................................................................................................... wuhana   sp. nov. 4. Elytra with narrow pale band along suture, and lateral margins narrowly paler than rest; posterior area of aedeagal sheath sternite may appear strongly bent to right; inner margins of LL apices hooked .......................... ficta   (Olivier)

- Elytra dark brown with no paler lateral margins; posterior area of aedeagal sheath sternite not bending strongly to right; inner margins of LL apices not hooked ............................................................................ hydrophila   (Jeng et al.)