Lebia,

Aston, Paul, 2016, Catalogue and Bibliography of the Hong Kong Carabidae Latreille, 1802 (Coleoptera: Adephaga), with notes on the historic boundaries of Hong Kong as related to zoological collections, Zootaxa 4121 (3), pp. 201-257: 237

publication ID

http://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4121.3.1

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:172021D4-55C8-483F-A6B2-F823C3022F90

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03FF87A8-5E14-534B-57B4-FEC6FDC1960E

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scientific name

Lebia
status

 

Subgenus Lebia 

Lebia (Lebia) boysii ( Chaudoir, 1850) 

Kabak (2003) listed this species for Hong Kong., though he does not list Cymindoidea boysii ( Chaudoir, 1850)  which has been recorded in Hong Kong by Jedlièka (1963), and later on by Park et al. (2006). Both species were described from India, named after Captain Boys and described in the same paper. I suspect these two species have been confused and this species is confined to the Indian subcontinent.

Lebia (Lebia) chinensis Boheman, 1858 

Boheman described this species from Hong Kong. Also listed as occurring in Hong Kong by Redtenbacher (1867), Gemminger & Harold (1868), Chaudoir (1871 a), Andrewes (1924), Jedlièka (1963), Hua (2002) and Kabak (2003). Material: 1 ex. W.T.L., 2.iv. 15; Sight record W.T., 11.iv.08; Sight record W.T., 12.iv.08; 1 ex. W.T.L., 20.iv.08; 1 ex. W.T.L., 16.iv. 13; 1 ex. W.T.L., 6.v.06; 1 ex. W.T.L., 18.v. 10; Sight record W.T., 25.v.06; Sight record W.T., 3.vi.06; Sight record W.T., 4.vi.06; 1 ex. W.T., 12.vi. 10, netted from tree; Sight record W.T., 17.vi.06, several seen. Biology: Imago found April to June. Arboreal, can be attracted to light, it is fully winged and capable of flight.

Lebia (Lebia) callitrema Bates, 1889 

New record for Hong Kong identified by Dr. Martin Baehr from specimens. Material: 1 ex. W.T.L., 18.ii. 13; 1 ex. W.T.L., 24.ii. 15; Sight record W.T.L., 3.iii. 15; Sight record W.T.L., 25.ii. 14; 1 ex. W.T.L., 1.iii. 12; Sight record W.T.L., 1.iii. 14, 3 exx. seen; Sight record W.T.L., 1.iii. 12, several seen; Sight record W.T.L., 2.iii. 12, several seen; 1 ex. W.T.L., 2.iii.07; Sight record W.T.L., 9.iii. 15; Sight record W.T.L., 16.iii. 15; Sight record W.T.L., 17.iii. 13; Sight record 1 ex. W.T.L., 13.iv. 14; 1 ex. Hong Kong, Lantau, Tai O valley, 2.v. 15, netted out of tree 2 metres above ground; 1 ex. W.T., 15.v. 10, netted from grass; 1 ex. Hong kong, Ng Tung Chai 1.vi. 11, netted; 1 ex. W.T.L., 13.vi.08; 1 ex Hong Kong, Lantau, Mui Wo, 31.viii. 12. Biology: Imago found February to July. This is quite a common species and is easily attracted to light, especially in spring. Is fully winged. Can be found in both grasses and trees.

Two specimens with orange coloration and bright blue elytra correspond to an unidentified species of the genus Lebia  . Material: Ƌ Hong Kong, Chuen Lung 3.v.09 Chuen Lung. (Leg. Yui Vor); ♀ W.T.L., 1.x. 14. Biology: Imago found May and September. Attracted to light and fully winged.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Coleoptera

Family

Carabidae

Loc

Lebia

Aston, Paul 2016
2016
Loc

Lebia (Lebia) callitrema

Bates 1889
1889
Loc

Lebia (Lebia) chinensis

Boheman 1858
1858
Loc

Lebia (Lebia) boysii (

Chaudoir 1850
1850
Loc

Cymindoidea boysii (

Chaudoir 1850
1850