Aquatica ficta (Olivier)

Fu, Xinhua, Ballantyne, Lesley & Lambkin, Christine, 2012, The external larval morphology of aquatic and terrestrial Luciolinae fireflies (Coleoptera: Lampyridae), Zootaxa 3405, pp. 1-34: 9

publication ID

http://doi.org/ 10.5281/zenodo.211302

DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5324648

persistent identifier

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scientific name

Aquatica ficta (Olivier)
status

 

Aquatica ficta (Olivier)  

Figs 1–12, 67, 73, 74

Luciola ficta Olivier, 1909 c: 249   . Pic, 1911: 188. McDermott, 1966: 104. Ho & Jiang, 1997: 42. Yeh, 1999: 1. Jeng et al. 2003: 545. Ho, 2002: 48. Chen, 2003: 163. Ho et al, 2009: 100.

Luciola ovalis Hope. Matsumura 1918: 84   misidentification. Chang 1994: 1 misidentification. Aquatica ficta (Olivier)   . Fu et al. 2010: 6.

Material examined. CHINA: 20 sixth instars bred from an original population of five males and three females collected from Fuqing County, Fuzhou City, Fujian Province, May 15, 2008 (NHMHAU).

Diagnosis. Protergum having rounded sides; with four pale spots at anterolateral and posterolateral corners; remaining terga lacking pale markings; thoracic and abdominal terga not widely separated, median line narrow; abdominal terga 1–8 with plates obliquely emarginate in anterolateral corners (Figs 73–74); abdominal glands with 3–7 spines ( Figs 7–12 View FIGURES 7 – 12 ); antennal segment 3 with closely adpressed finger like projections subequal in length to adjacent sense cone (Figs 1–4); mandibles lacking retinaculum ( Fig. 67 View FIGURES 67 – 72 ); palpi with terminal sense organs (Figs 5, 6).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Coleoptera

Family

Lampyridae

Genus

Aquatica

Loc

Aquatica ficta (Olivier)

Fu, Xinhua, Ballantyne, Lesley & Lambkin, Christine 2012
2012
Loc

Luciola ovalis Hope. Matsumura 1918 : 84

Fu 2010: 6
Chang 1994: 1
Matsumura 1918: 84
1918
Loc

Luciola ficta

Ho 2009: 100
Jeng 2003: 545
Chen 2003: 163
Ho 2002: 48
Yeh 1999: 1
Ho 1997: 42
McDermott 1966: 104
Pic 1911: 188
Olivier 1909: 249
1909