Lamprigera taimoshana

大帽山扁螢 Tai Mo Shan Elephant Firefly

形態特徵:雄螢體長16-18毫米,觸角鋸齒狀、短小;複眼巨大;鞘翅邊緣黄褐色;發光器點狀,位於第7腹板兩側。雌形體長24-35毫米,寬扁、淡黃褐色、一對C 形發光器位於第八腹板。幼蟲寬扁,除前胸背板前方兩側及第八腹背板兩側、背面接近全黑色


分佈地點:大帽山、大東山。


成蟲活躍月份:10月下旬至12月上旬


其他資料:幼蟲行動迅速、獵食蚯蚓。雄螢飛行能力弱、只發出微弱的光。雌螢平展腹部,發出明亮螢光。目前只在海拔六百米以上找到。香港特有種。



Morphological featuresMale body length 16-18 mm, antennae serrate, small and short; compound eyes very large; elytra rim yellowish brown, a pair of light organs located at 7th ventrite. Female body length 24-35 mm, broad and compressed, light yellowish brown, a pair of C shape light organ located at ventrite 8. Larva board and compressed, tergites almost all black, except lateral sides of last tergite and anterior part of pronotum.

DistributionTai Mo Shan, Tai Tung Shan.


Adult flight periodLate october to early December


Other informationLarva walks very fast, predates on earthworm. Male is a weak flyer, only shows weak light. Female lays flat and display bright light at night. Only recorded above 600m altitude. Endemic to Hong Kong.



Male
20081029-184426


Female20101202-23113713


幼蟲 Larva
20110904-21304525


Male
20081030-181900


Male
20101112-183326


Male
20081029-184515


Female
20111121-19332399


雌蛹 Female pupa
20111215-23364832


雌蛹 Female pupa
20111215-23404729


幼蟲 Larva20111215-23581053


幼蟲捕食蚯蚓 Larvae predating earthworm
20100629-200306


幼蟲捕食蚯蚓 Larvae predating earthworm
20110926-20240827