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Volume 26, Issue 3 - Nov 2010
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Larval Development of Oregonia gracilis (Crustacea: Decapoda: Majoidea: Oregoniidae) with a Key to the Known Oregoniid Zoeae from the Northern Pacific
Oh, Seong-Mi ; Ko, Hyun-Sook ;
Animal Systematics, Evolution and Diversity, volume 26, issue 1, 2010, Pages 1~9
DOI : 10.5635/KJSZ.2010.26.1.001
The larvae of Oregonia gracilis are described, illustrated and compared with those of other known species of the Oregoniidae. The first zoea of O. gracilis of the present study is somewhat different from that of Hart (1960) especially in having a basis and an endopod of the first maxilliped with 2, 2, 3, 3 and 3, 2, 1, 2, 5 setations, respectively and an endopod of the second maxilliped with 1, 1, 5 setation. It is found the Oregoniidae must be a homogeneous group based on the zoeal morphology. A provisional key for the identification of the known zoeae of the Oregoniidae from the northern Pacific is provided.
Taxonomic Study of Family Doliolidae (Urochordata: Thaliacea: Doliolida) from Korea
Kim, Sun-Woo ; Lee, Jea-Hyun ; Kim, Chang-Bae ;
Animal Systematics, Evolution and Diversity, volume 26, issue 1, 2010, Pages 11~14
DOI : 10.5635/KJSZ.2010.26.1.011
Four species in two genera of the family Doliolidae are identified and re-described in Korean waters: Doliolum denticulatum Quoy and Gaimard, 1834, Doliolum nationalis Borgert, 1894, Dolioletta gegenbauri (Uljanin, 1884), and Dolioletta tritonis (Herdman, 1888). Dolioletta gegenbauri is newly recorded in Korean fauna. A key to species of the family Doliolidae in Korea is provided.
No Genetic Differentiation of Elaphe schrenckii Subspecies in Korea Based on 9 Microsatellite Loci
An, Jung-Hwa ; Park, Dae-Sik ; Lee, Jung-Hyun ; Kim, Kyung-Seok ; Lee, Hang ; Min, Mi-Sook ;
Animal Systematics, Evolution and Diversity, volume 26, issue 1, 2010, Pages 15~19
DOI : 10.5635/KJSZ.2010.26.1.015
The Russian ratsnake, Elaphe schrenckii, is found in Russia, China, and Korea, and is considered to be an endangered species by the Ministry of Environment in South Korea. Due to habitat loss and use in oriental medicine, their population has been severely decimated. In South Korea, two subspecies of E. schrenckii has been defined according to body color: E. s. schrenckii (blackish) and E. s. anomala (yellow-brownish). Molecular genetic studies on Elaphe schrenckii are very scarce and the taxonomy of Elaphe schrenckii subspecies is uncertain. From the present study, we attempted to identify the genetic differences of these two subspecies using species-specific microsatellites developed from the genomic library of E. schrenckii. Nine polymorphic loci were tested on 19 individuals from E. s. schrenckii (n=10) and E. s. anomala (n=9) in South Korea. The mean number of alleles was 3.78 in E. s. schrenckii and 4.11 in E. s. anomala. The average expected heterozygosity was 0.542 and 0.511 in E. s. schrenckii and E. s. anomala, respectively. We found a lack of genetic structure between two subspecies (
) and no genetic discrimination between two subspecies was found. Based on the present findings by microsatellites, two subspecies can be considered as one species, E. schrenckii. However, further investigations on taxonomical status using mitochondrial and nuclear DNA sequences need to be performed and morphological & ecological data should be revised. The genetic markers should benefit future studies of the endangered species of other Elaphe species for the study of genetic diversity and potential conservation management.
First Record of Two Euplotes Ciliates (Ciliophora: Spirotrichea: Euplotida) from Korea
Park, Mi-Hyun ; Kim, Se-Joo ; Min, Gi-Sik ;
Animal Systematics, Evolution and Diversity, volume 26, issue 1, 2010, Pages 21~27
DOI : 10.5635/KJSZ.2010.26.1.021
Two marine euplotid ciliates, i.e. Euplotes cristatus Kahl, 1932 and E. minuta Yocom, 1930, were collected from the public waterfront of Incheon on the Yellow Sea and from the Songjeong Beach, Busan, in the Strait of Korea, respectively. These two species were verified as unrecorded species in Korea. These species were described based on live observation, protargol impregnation, and silver nitrate impregnation. In addition, the small subunit ribosomal DNA (SSU rDNA) sequences of the two species were compared with previously known sequences of the Euplotes species. Euplotes cristatus has an elongated oval form, size in vivo of
, 35-50 adoral zone of membranelles (AZM), 10 frontoventral cirri (FVC), 5 transverse cirri (TC), 4-5 caudal cirri (CC), 8 dorsal kineties (DK), 10-16 dorsal cilia of middle DK, and silverline system of single-vannus type. Euplotes minuta has a small ovoid form (
in vivo), 31-41 AZM, 10 FVC, 5 TC, 4 CC, 9 DK, 10-12 dorsal cilia of middle DK, and silverline system of single-vannus type.
A Taxonomic Review of the Marine Littoral Genus Caconemobius (Orthoptera: Gryllidae: Nemobiinae) in Korea
Kim, Tae-Woo ; Kim, Jin-Ill ;
Animal Systematics, Evolution and Diversity, volume 26, issue 1, 2010, Pages 29~33
DOI : 10.5635/KJSZ.2010.26.1.029
The genus Caconemobius comprises marine apterous crickets. In recent years, two species have been confirmed in Korea: Caconemobius sazanami (Furukawa, 1970) and Caconemobius takarai (
shiro, 1990). A key to species, descriptions, distribution data, photographs, and figures are presented to compare the two crickets.
A New Record of Disparia diluta from Korea, with Note on Disparia nihonica (Lepidoptera: Notodontidae)
Kwon, Young-Dae ; Ji, Eun-Mi ; Park, Kyu-Tek ;
Animal Systematics, Evolution and Diversity, volume 26, issue 1, 2010, Pages 35~37
DOI : 10.5635/KJSZ.2010.26.1.035
A notodontid moth, Disparia diluta (Hampson, 1910) is reported for the first time from the Korean peninsula. At the same time, taxonomical note for D. nihonica (Wileman, 1911) is given. The male genitalia of D. nihonica (Wileman) were erroneously illustrated as those of Neodrymonia delia (Leech) by Tshisjakov and Kwon (1999), and Schintlmeister (2008) cited D. nihonica (Wileman) to be distributed in the Korean peninsula, based on the illustration.
Review of the Poorly Known Harvestman Subfamily Opilioninae (Arachnida: Opiniones: Phalangiidae) with Himalphalangium spinulatum from Korea
Ban, Soo-Hong ; Kwon, Tae-Seong ; Kim, Byung-Woo ;
Animal Systematics, Evolution and Diversity, volume 26, issue 1, 2010, Pages 39~47
DOI : 10.5635/KJSZ.2010.26.1.039
Himalphalangium spinulatum (Roewer, 1911) collected from Gijang-gun, Busan-city, Korea is redescribed with spination of leg, detailed illustrations including SEM photographs for the first time. Bidentolophus bidens (Simon, 1880) as a junior synonym of Opilio koreanus Charitonov, 1957 from North Korea is additionally reported in the Korean fauna. Also, a key to the species of Korean subfamily Opilioninae is provided.
Paramolgus orientalis n. sp. (Copepoda: Cyclopoida: Rhynchomolgidae) Associated with an Antipatharian Coral from Korea
Choe, Mi-Kyung ; Kim, Il-Hoi ;
Animal Systematics, Evolution and Diversity, volume 26, issue 1, 2010, Pages 49~54
DOI : 10.5635/KJSZ.2010.26.1.049
Paramolgus orientalis n. sp. is described as an associate of the antipatharian coral Antipathes japonicus from Jeju Island, Korea. The new species is distinguished from its three relatives P. constrictus, P. delicatulus, and P. insectus, all known from antipatharians in tropical waters, by its long caudal ramus which is more than four times as long as wide, by the possession of 4 setae on maxillule, and by other morphological differences in the antenna and maxilla.
Avitta puncta (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae), New to Korea
Choi, Sei-Woong ;
Animal Systematics, Evolution and Diversity, volume 26, issue 1, 2010, Pages 55~57
DOI : 10.5635/KJSZ.2010.26.1.055
A noctuid species, Avitta puncta Wileman is reported for the first time from Korea. One male of A. puncta was collected from Island Gageo-do, which located at the most southwestern part of the Korean Peninsula. Diagnosis of the species is provided with brief description of adult including male genitalia.
First Record of the Melon-headed Whale (Peponocephala electra) in Korean Waters
Kim, Hyun-Woo ; Moon, Dae-Yeon ; Choi, Seok-Gwan ; An, Yong-Rock ; Kim, Zang-Geun ;
Animal Systematics, Evolution and Diversity, volume 26, issue 1, 2010, Pages 59~62
DOI : 10.5635/KJSZ.2010.26.1.059
First record of a stranded Melon-headed whale (Peponocephala electra) on the south-east coast of Korea was described. Full body and skull measurements were taken from the specimen. It was identified as P. electra by unique pointed flipper tips. Skull measurements of the specimen corresponded to condylobasal length proportions given in the previous descriptions of the holotype.
A New Species of Genus Dryinus (Hymenoptera: Dryinidae) from Korea
Lee, Jong-Wook ; Kim, Chang-Jun ;
Animal Systematics, Evolution and Diversity, volume 26, issue 1, 2010, Pages 63~65
DOI : 10.5635/KJSZ.2010.26.1.063
A new species of parasitoid wasp, Dryinus baegamensis n. sp. of the family Dryinidae, is described from Korea. A Key to the Dryinus species of Eastern Palaeartic region, description and photographs of diagnostic characters are provided.
Two New Records of Siphonophores (Cnidaria: Hydrozoa: Siphonophora) in Korean Waters
Park, Jung-Hee ;
Animal Systematics, Evolution and Diversity, volume 26, issue 1, 2010, Pages 67~70
DOI : 10.5635/KJSZ.2010.26.1.067
Some physonect and cystonect siphonophores were collected from the East Sea (
) with horizontal plankton net on May and Oct. 2001. Among them the following two species were turned out to be new to the Korean fauna: Bathyphysa grimaldii Bedot, 1893; Agalma okenii Eschscholtz, 1825.
First Record of the Subfamily Methochinae (Hymenoptera: Tiphiidae) from Korea
Kim, Jeong-Kyu ; Han, Seung-Pil ;
Animal Systematics, Evolution and Diversity, volume 26, issue 1, 2010, Pages 71~73
DOI : 10.5635/KJSZ.2010.26.1.071
First discovery of Methocha articulata (Latreille) in Korea is reported. This species is transpalaearctic in distribution, and in the Far East only known from the Russian Far East so far. Diagnostic characters and digital images of this species are provided.
A New Species of Genus Cinachyrella (Spirophorida: Tetillidae) from Korea
Shim, Eun-Jeong ; Sim, Chung-Ja ;
Animal Systematics, Evolution and Diversity, volume 26, issue 1, 2010, Pages 75~78
DOI : 10.5635/KJSZ.2010.26.1.075
A new marine sponge Cinachyrella unjinensis n. sp. has been collected from Jejudo Island in 2009. This new species is similar to C. kuekenthali (Uliczka, 1929) in the shape and composition of the spicules except for style. However, it differs from the latter by size of anatriaenes, protriaenes and microxeas.
A New Species of the Genus Iotrochota (Demospongiae: Poecilosclerida: Iotrochotidae) from Korea
Kim, Mi-Jeong ; Sim, Chung-Ja ;
Animal Systematics, Evolution and Diversity, volume 26, issue 1, 2010, Pages 79~82
DOI : 10.5635/KJSZ.2010.26.1.079
new species Iotrochota rutzleri n. sp. (Demospongiae: Poecilosclerida: Iotrochotidae) was collected from intertidal zone, Sinyangri, Seongsanpo, Jejudo Island, Korea during 2008-2009. Iotrochota rutzleri n. sp. is similar to I. baculifera Ridley, 1884 in composition of spicules and skeletal structure. However, it is different in size of spicules, growth form and colour. All spicules of this new species are smaller than those of the latter.
A New Species of the Genus Narrabeena (Demospongiae: Dictyoceratida: Thorectidae) from Korea
Kim, Hye-Ri ; Sim, Chung-Ja ;
Animal Systematics, Evolution and Diversity, volume 26, issue 1, 2010, Pages 83~86
DOI : 10.5635/KJSZ.2010.26.1.083
A new species of the family Thorectidae, Narrabeena nigra n. sp. is described. This species was collected from the front of Songaksan, Daejeong-eup, Seogwipo-si, Jejudo Island, Korea. Narrabeena nigra n. sp. is similar to Narrabeena lamellate (Bergquist, 1980) with uncored primary and secondary fibres and an unarmoured surface. They differ in growth form, colour, and fibres.
New Report of Two Xanthid Crabs (Crustacea: Decapoda: Brachyura) from Korea
Lee, Sang-Kyu ; Park, Tae-Seo ; Kim, Won ;
Animal Systematics, Evolution and Diversity, volume 26, issue 1, 2010, Pages 87~91
DOI : 10.5635/KJSZ.2010.26.1.087
Two species of xanthids, Actaea polyacantha (Heller, 1861) and Actaeodes hirsutissimus (R
ppell, 1830) collected from Jejudo Island, are newly recorded from Korean waters. Korean Xanthidae now consists of 22 species belonging to twenty genera.
First Record of Terrestrial Talitrid Amphipod (Crustacea: Amphipoda: Talitridae) from Korea
Kim, Min-Seop ; Min, Gi-Sik ;
Animal Systematics, Evolution and Diversity, volume 26, issue 1, 2010, Pages 93~98
DOI : 10.5635/KJSZ.2010.26.1.093
A terrestrial talitrid amphipod, Platorchestia japonica (Tattersall, 1922), has been recorded for the first time from Korea. This species was collected from riversides (Han River, Bukhan River and Hantan River) in Korea. Descriptions of diagnostic characters of the species are provided in the text. A key to the four species of Korean Platorchestia is also provided.