Pygatyphella pulcherrima ( Ballantyne, 1968 )

Ballantyne, Lesley A. & Lambkin, Christine, 2009, Systematics of Indo-Pacific fireflies with a redefinition of Australasian Atyphella Olliff, Madagascan Photuroluciola Pic, and description of seven new genera from the Luciolinae (Coleoptera: Lampyridae), Zootaxa 1997, pp. 1-188 : 99

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5324458

DOI

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5324458

persistent identifier

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scientific name

Pygatyphella pulcherrima ( Ballantyne, 1968 )
status

 

Pygatyphella pulcherrima ( Ballantyne, 1968)

( Fig. 260)

Luciola (Pygatyphella) pulcherrima Ballantyne, 1968 , p. 114.

Holotype. Male. PAPUA NEW GUINEA: Southern Highlands Pr., 6.33S, 143.30E, Tage, Lake Kutubu ( QM). GoogleMaps

Diagnosis. This species was described for a single specimen, distinguished from all other Pygatyphella by its striking yellow dorsal colouration with black markings. The aedeagus is of the same pattern as seen in the ‘ obsoleta complex’.

QM

Queensland Museum

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Coleoptera

Family

Lampyridae

Genus

Pygatyphella

Loc

Pygatyphella pulcherrima ( Ballantyne, 1968 )

Ballantyne, Lesley A. & Lambkin, Christine 2009
2009
Loc

Luciola (Pygatyphella) pulcherrima

Ballantyne, L. A. 1968: 114
1968