Abscondita terminalis

邊褐端黑螢 Black-tipped Flash-train

形態特徵:雄螢體長10-12毫米,複眼巨大,鞘翅端部黑色,有點像米埔屈翅螢,但米埔屈翅螢鞘翅向下向內屈,而且顯著比邊褐端黑螢細小;發光器差不多完全佔據第六和第七腹板。雌螢外貌似雄螢,但複眼較鈿小、只有一個發光器,佔據第六腹板。幼蟲背板後緣有四枚刺突,前胸背板前方兩側有一對黃褐色斑。


分佈地點:錦田、水盞田、大埔滘、新娘潭、烏蛟騰和沙螺洞。


成蟲活躍月份:5-9


其他資料:多在棄耕農地出沒,有時數量龐大,數百以至數千隻同時出現。



Morphological featuresMale body length 10-12 mm, compound eyes very large, elytra tip black; similar to Pteroptyx maipo, but the elytra of Pteroptyx maipo are deflexed and body is significantly smaller in size. Light organs almost completely occupy ventrite 6 & 7. Female resembles male, except generally large than male, and only one light organ occupying ventrite 6. Each tergites of larva bear 4 sharp projections from the posterior margin, there is a pair of yellowish brown makings at the pronotum anterior region.

DistributionKam Tin, Shui Tsan Tin, Tai Po Kau, Bride's Pool, Wu Kau Tang, Sha Lo Tung.


Adult flight periodMay to September


Other informationOften recorded in abandoned farmlands, sometimes in very large number, hundreds to thousands appear at the same time.



Male
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Female
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幼蟲 Larva20101205-22231711


Male
20120529-00353200


Female
20120529-00295200


Female
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幼蟲 Larva
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雄螢閃光模式 Male flash pattern
Luciola terminalis male fly 2


雄螢閃光 Male flashes
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雄螢閃光 Male flashes
Luciola terminalis flashes


雄螢閃光 Male flashing