Planetes W. S. MacLeay, 1825

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 : 242

publication ID

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

publication LSID

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

DOI

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.6077510

persistent identifier

https://treatment.plazi.org/id/03FF87A8-5E19-5346-57B4-F9D8FDB89491

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scientific name

Planetes W. S. MacLeay, 1825
status

 

Subgenus Planetes W. S. MacLeay, 1825

Planetes (Planetes) muiri Andrewes, 1924

New record for Hong Kong. This specimen agrees well with Andrewes & Scott (1925) original description of this species, and differs considerably from the original description of the more widely distributed species Planetes puncticeps Andrewes 1919 ( Andrewes, 1919 b). This species was described from Macao and is only known from the three type specimens. It was not listed by Baehr (2003 a). Material: 1 ex. W.T.L., 17.vii. 15, after extremely heavy rainfall. Biology: Imago found July. It is attracted to light and is fully winged.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Coleoptera

Family

Carabidae