Pygoluciola qingyu

穹宇螢 Stream Flicker

形態特徵:體長10-13毫米,前胸背板桃紅色;雄螢發光器位於整個第6腹板和第7腹板。雌螢與雄螢外表近似,發光器位於整個第6腹板。幼蟲幼蟲背板後緣有四枚刺突,發光器位於第八腹節兩側。


分佈地點:廣泛分佈於不同海拔高度的天然河溪。


成蟲活躍月份:4-10月


其他資料:雄螢多停留在溪邊植物上,甚少飛行,受光線刺激,會發出簡單脈冲閃光,頻率為7.8 Hz。全晚活躍。幼蟲在溪邊獵食各種昆蟲。



Morphological features:Body length 10-13 mm, pronotum pink ; light organs occupying almost entire ventrite 6 & 7 in male. Female resembles male, but with light organ only covers ventrite 6. Each tergites of larva bear 4 sharp projections from the posterior margin.


DistributionWidely distributed along natural streams in all elevations.


Adult flight periodApril to October


Other information: Male seldom flies, stays on plants growing along stream channels. Display simple pulsation flash when triggered by light signal. Pulsation frequency 7.8Hz. Active all night. Larva predates on other insects along stream channels.




Male 20070511-224145


Female 20100608-215847


幼蟲 Larva
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Male
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Male
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Male
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雌 Female (左 leftt) 雄 Male 右 right)20100607-193526

雌 Female (左 leftt) 雄 Male 右 right)
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Female 20100608-215821


幼蟲 Larva
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幼蟲 Larva
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幼蟲 Larva
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幼蟲 Larva
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幼蟲覓食軌跡 Larva foraging trails
Pygoluciola qingyu track


雄螢閃光模式 Male flash pattern
Pygoluciola qingyu male stationary 60fps


雄螢閃光 Male flashes

穹宇螢 Pygoluciola qingyu (1) from Hong Kong Fireflies on Vimeo.




雄螢閃光 Male flashes

穹宇螢 Pygoluciola qingyu from Hong Kong Fireflies on Vimeo.