Probstia Cassola, 2002

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 : 212

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.6077188

persistent identifier

https://treatment.plazi.org/id/03FF87A8-5E3B-5363-57B4-F8A8FDB993C6

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Probstia Cassola, 2002
status

 

Genus Probstia Cassola, 2002

Probstia astoni Wiesner, 2010 .

A species recently described species from, and appears to be confined to, the lower slopes of Tai Mo Shan. Also listed as occurring in Hong Kong by Vor (2011). Material: 2 exx. Hong Kong, Shing Mun, 14.v. 15, pifall trap.Leg. R.Ho Lee & Y.Luo; 1 ex. Hong Kong, Lam Tsuen valley, Tai Om Shan, 16.v. 15, at least 5 others seen; 2 exx. Hong Kong, Lam Tsuen valley, Tai Om Shan, 18.v. 13 (abundant along footpath with up to 1 per meter a;long shaded areas of path; 1 ex. Hong Kong, Lam Tsuen valley, Tai Om Shan, 28.v. 13; 1 ex. Hong Kong, Lam Tsuen valley, Tai Om Shan, 17.v. 14, several seen; sight record Hong Kong, Lam Tsuen valley, Tai Om Shan, 1.vi. 14; 5 exx. Hong Kong, Ng Tung Chai, 11.vi. 10 ( JWPC); Sight record Hong Kong, Ng Tung Chai, 13.vi. 98; 3 exx. Hong Kong, Ng Tung Chai, 22.vi.09 (2 exx. JWPC); Sight record Hong Kong, Ng Tung Chai, 26.vi.07. Biology: Imago found May to June. It is quite common in mature woodland in Tai Om and Ng Tung Chai valleys, from 200 – 700 m altitude, where it can be seen on earthen, rocky or even concreted footpaths, under closed tree canopy with well vegetated verges. Fully winged.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Coleoptera

Family

Carabidae