Pentagonica Schmidt-Gobel, 1846,

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: 240-241

publication ID

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

publication LSID

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

persistent identifier

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scientific name

Pentagonica Schmidt-Gobel, 1846
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Genus Pentagonica Schmidt-Gobel, 1846 

Pentagonica erichsoni Schmidt-Gbel, 1846  Pentagonica nitidicollis Baehr, 2011 

New record for Hong Kong. This newly described species has a large distribution, though this is the first record for south eastern China and Hong Kong. Determined from specimen by Martin Baehr. Material: 1 ex. Hong Kong, Ng Tung Chai 27.iii.08 (Leg. Yiu Vor). Biology: Imago found March.

Pentagonica pallipes ( Nietner, 1856) 

New record for Hong Kong. Material: 1 ex. W.T.L., 18.iii. 15; 1 ex. W.T.L., 8.vii.08; 1 ex. W.T.L., July 2011; 1 ex. W.T.L., 14.xi. 11. Biology: Imago found March, July and November. Can be attracted to light, it is fully winged and capable of flight.

Pentagonica ruficollis Schmidt-Gbel, 1846 

New record for Hong Kong. The species was previously recorded in Guangdong province (Baehr 2011). Determined from specimen by Martin Baehr. Material: 2 exx. Hong Kong, Ng Tung Chai 11.vi. 10, netted from tree. Biology: Imago found June. Arboreal, both specimens netted from trees.

Pentagonica suturalis Schaum, 1863 

Schaum described this species from Hong Kong. Also listed as occurring in Hong Kong by Gemminger & Harold (1868), Dupuis (1912 & 1913), Jedlièka (1963), Hua (2002), Bousquet (2003 h) and Baehr (2011). Material: 1 ex. W.T.L., 23.ii. 10; Sight record W.T.L., 12.iii. 14; 1 ex. W.T.L., 20.iii. 13; 1 ex. W.T.L., 27.iii.09; 1 ex. W.T.L., 23.v.09; 1 ex. W.T.L., 30.v.08; 1 ex. W.T.L., 6.viii.09. Biology: Imago found February to July. Can be attracted to light, it is fully winged and capable of flight.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Coleoptera

Family

Carabidae

Loc

Pentagonica Schmidt-Gobel, 1846

Aston, Paul 2016
2016
Loc

Pentagonica nitidicollis

Baehr 2011
2011
Loc

Pentagonica suturalis

Schaum 1863
1863
Loc

Pentagonica pallipes (

Nietner 1856
1856
Loc

Pentagonica erichsoni

Schmidt-Gbel 1846
1846
Loc

Pentagonica ruficollis

Schmidt-Gbel 1846
1846