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

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

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

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scientific name

Probstia Cassola, 2002
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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.