Aquatica gen. nov. from mainland China with a description of Aquatica Wuhana sp. nov. (Coleoptera: Lampyridae: Luciolinae)

Xinhua Fu, Lesley Ballantyne, Christine L. Lambkin

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Abstract

Aquatica, a new genus of aquatic fireflies from mainland China, is described and keyed from males of A. leii (Fu etBallantyne 2006), A. ficta (Olivier 1909), A. hydrophila (Jeng et al. 2003) and A. lateralis (Motsch. 1860), all transferredfrom Luciola, and A. wuhana sp. n. from Hubei Province, which is described from adult males and females and larvae.Adult females and larvae are associated for all species. Five species of aquatic fireflies are now recorded from China.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1-18
Number of pages18
JournalZootaxa
Volumenone
Issue number2530
Publication statusPublished - 07 Jul 2010

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