Aephnidius 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: 235

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Aephnidius MacLeay, 1825


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Aephnidius adelioides ( MacLeay, 1825) 

New record for Hong Kong although this species is quite common locally. Andrewes and Scott (1924) recorded this species from Macao. Material: 1 ex. Hong Kong, Lantau, Pui O, 20.iv.08; 1 ex. W.T.L., 24.v. 14; 1 ex. W.T.L., 29.v. 12; 1 ex. W.T.L., 15, 2 others seen; 1 ex. W.T.L., 20.viii. 13; 1 ex. W.T.L., 18.ix.09; Sight record W.T.L., 20.ix. 15; 1 ex. Hong Kong, Lantau, Pui O, 9.xii.06, under rock in marsh. Biology: Imago found April to September. Sandy areas of fresh and salt water marshes, can be attracted to light, it is fully winged and capable of flight.




Aephnidius MacLeay, 1825

Aston, Paul 2016

Aephnidius adelioides (

MacLeay 1825