Luciola tuberculata

瘤胸熠螢 Lumpy-necked Flasher

形態特徵:體長7.3-7.8毫米。前胸背板有一對顯著的瘤突; 雄螢發光器位於整個第6腹板和第7腹板。雌螢體長7.9-9.0毫米,與雄螢外表近似,複眼較細小,發光器位於整個第6腹板。


分佈地點:梧桐寨河谷


成蟲活躍月份:5月


其他資料:雄螢飛行時發出簡單脈冲式閃光,閃光持續72毫秒、間距110-140毫秒;雌螢通常停留在葉上,只偶爾飛行。香港特有種。



Morphological features:Male body length 7.3-7.8 mm, pronotum bearing a pair of prominent protuberances ; light organs occupying ventrite 6 & 7 in male; only ventrite 6 in female. Female body length 7.9-9.0 mm, resembles male, but with smaller compound eyes, light organ only covers ventrite 6.


DistributionNg Tung Chai Valley


Adult flight periodMay.


Other information: Flying male displays simple flash pattern composed of repeated pulsations with duration of 72 ms and inter- pulse interval of 110–140 ms. Female prefers to stay on foliage and only occasionally flies. Endemic to Hong Kong.




Male
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Female
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Male
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Male
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Male
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Male
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Female
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Female 20120507-20264397


Female
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Female
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Female
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Female
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雄螢閃光模式 Male flash pattern
5D mark III


雄螢閃光 Male flashes

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