Trechicus LeConte, 1853,

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: 241

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

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scientific name

Trechicus LeConte, 1853
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Subgenus Trechicus LeConte, 1853 

Perigona (Trechicus) nigriceps ( Dejean, 1831) 

Listed as occurring in Hong Kong by Hua (2002) and Bousquet (2003 f). Bates (1892) lists Perigona beccarii Putzeys, 1875  , a junior synonym of this species from Hong Kong. Material: 1 ex. W.T.L., 22.ii.09; 1 ex. W.T.L.; 2 exx. W.T.L., 5.iii. 12; 1 ex. W.T.L., April 2011; 1 ex. W.T.L., 6.v. 12; 1 ex. W.T.L., 7.v. 12; 2 exx. W.T.L., 12.v. 12; 1 ex. W.T.L., 12.v.08; 1 ex. W.T.L.,; 1 ex. W.T.L., June 2011; 1 ex. W.T.L., 8.vii.06; 1 ex. W.T.L., 8.viii. 10; 1 ex. W.T.L., October 2011; 1 ex. W.T.L., 14.xi. 11. Biology: Imago found February to November. Can be attracted to light, it is fully winged and capable of flight.

The genus is represented in Hong Kong by a second species, that shows chacteristics of the nominal subgenus; this species is slightly smaller than P. nigriceps  with the disc of the elytra black and significantly different elytral setae and male genitalia.

Kingdom

Animalia

Loc

Trechicus LeConte, 1853

Aston, Paul 2016
2016
Loc

Perigona beccarii

Putzeys 1875
1875
Loc

Perigona (Trechicus) nigriceps (

Dejean 1831
1831