Colophotia plagiata ( Erichson 1834 ), Erichson, 1834

Ho, - Z., 2019, The Luciolinae of S. E. Asia and the Australopacific region: a revisionary checklist (Coleoptera: Lampyridae) including description of three new genera and 13 new species, Zootaxa 4687 (1), pp. 1-174: 74

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4687.1.1

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lsid:zoobank.org:pub:CE73264D-C234-4B82-A634-CAD6254C5957

DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.4688849

persistent identifier

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scientific name

Colophotia plagiata ( Erichson 1834 )
status

 

Colophotia plagiata ( Erichson 1834)  

Lampyris plagiata Erichson 1834: 231   .

Colophotia plagiata (Erichson)   . Olivier 1902: 71; 1907: 56; 1910a: 48. McDermott 1966: 116. Ballantyne & Lambkin 2013 figs 92–98, 107, 108. Nec Ballantyne & McLean 1970 fig.3h.

Colophotia dives Olivier 1885: 367   ; 1886: 113 (synonymy).

Type. PHILIPPINES. Luzon. Not located   .

Material examined. PHILIPPINES. Luzon island   : Manila Province, Manila, 2 males ( USNM)   ; Laguna Province Los Banos, female; central Luzon Lamao (date unclear reads III–VI–11) 2 males ( USNM)   ; Rizal Province Alabang , xiii.9.45 B Malkin, female ( USNM)   . Leyte island: Province of   Leyte, Abuyog , 20 June 1945, DJ Pletsch, malobago tree, male ( USNM)   . Mindanao island : Province of   Lanao del Norte, Illigan , female ( USNM)   .

Diagnosis. 7.5 mm long. The only Colophotia   species not having a dorsal colouration that is either entirely pale or pale with black tipped elytra; with brown to dark brown elytra which are pale margined along lateral margin and suture but not around apex which is brown, dark brown head, antennae and labrum; ventral surface orange yellow except for very dark brown tibiae and tarsi of all legs, and whitish LO. LO halves in V7 narrowly and evenly separated along their inner ventral margins which are parallel sided; with a well-defined very narrow elevated median carina with an acute ventral edge which expands in depth in posterior half; strongly developed MPP which is deeply emarginated and prolonged into hooks which arise from the posterior area of the MPP and curve such that they are usually visible from beneath; MPP 2x longer than wide, not much longer than PLP; with strongly developed median ventral trough which is margined laterally by acute ridges. T8 lateral margins convex sided; flanges well developed, apically rounded inclining one forwards and one backwards; posterolateral corners not acutely prolonged ( Ballantyne & Lambkin 2013 figs107, 108. Female with wide paired bursa plates ( Ballantyne & Lambkin 2013 figs 92−98).

USNM

USA, Washington D.C., National Museum of Natural History, [formerly, United States National Museum]

USNM

Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Coleoptera

Family

Lampyridae

Genus

Colophotia

Loc

Colophotia plagiata ( Erichson 1834 )

Ho, - Z. 2019
2019
Loc

Colophotia plagiata

McDermott, F. A. 1966: 116
Olivier, E. 1910: 48
Olivier, E. 1907: 56
Olivier, E. 1902: 71
1902
Loc

Colophotia dives

Olivier, E. 1886: 113
Olivier, E. 1885: 367
1885
Loc

Lampyris plagiata

Erichson, W. 1834: 231
1834