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Animal Systematics, Evolution and Diversity
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The Korean Society of Systematic Zoology
Editor in Chief :
Cheon Young Chang, Mann Kyoon Shin
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Volume 26, Issue 3 - Nov 2010
- Sep 2010
Volume 26, Issue 2 - Jul 2010
Volume 26, Issue 1 - Mar 2010
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Genetic Distinctness of the Korean Red-backed Vole (Myodes regulus) from Korea, Revealed by the Mitochondrial DNA Control Region
Koh, Hung-Sun ; Yang, Beong-Kug ; Lee, Bae-Keun ; Jang, Kyung-Hee ; Bazarsad, Davaa ; Park, Nam-Jeong ;
Animal Systematics, Evolution and Diversity, volume 26, issue 3, 2010, Pages 183~186
DOI : 10.5635/KJSZ.2010.26.3.183
To identify Korean red-backed voles (Myodes regulus) from Korea by mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) sequencing, we obtained mtDNA control region sequences of 17 red-backed voles from Korea and northeast China, and these sequences were compared with the corresponding haplotypes of Myodes obtained from GenBank. We identified five red-backed voles from Mt. Changbai and Harbin as M. rufocanus and another three redbacked voles from Harbin as M. rutilus, respectively. Moreover, nine red-backed voles from Korea, showing the average nucleotide distance of 0.66% among nine haplotypes, were different from other species of Myodes, and the average distance between nine haplotypes of red-backed voles from Korea and seven haplotypes of M. rufocanus was 6.41%, whereas the average distance between nine haplotypes of red-backed voles from Korea and five haplotypes of M. rutilus was 14.8%. We identified the red-backed voles from Korea as M. regulus, and found that M. regulus is distinct in its mtDNA control region sequences as well, although we propose further analyses with additional specimens from East Asia using nuclear and mtDNA markers to confirm the distinctness of M. regulus.
Three Species of the Genus Pipunculus Latreille (Insecta: Diptera: Pipunculidae) New to Korea
Suh, Sang-Jae ; Kwon, Yong-Jung ;
Animal Systematics, Evolution and Diversity, volume 26, issue 3, 2010, Pages 187~190
DOI : 10.5635/KJSZ.2010.26.3.187
In this paper, three species of the big-headed fly belonging to the genus Pipunculus Latreille are newly reported from Korea: P. avius Morakote, P. emiliae Kuznetzov, and P. rarus Morakote. A key to the Korean species and some photographs on external features are given.
Evaluation of Historic Breeding Habitats with a View to the Potential for Reintroduction of the Oriental White Stork (Ciconia boyciana) and Crested Ibis (Nipponia nippon) in Korea
Park, Shi-Ryong ; Kim, Su-Kyung ; Sung, Ha-Cheol ; Choi, Yu-Sung ; Cheong, Seok-Wan ;
Animal Systematics, Evolution and Diversity, volume 26, issue 3, 2010, Pages 191~196
DOI : 10.5635/KJSZ.2010.26.3.191
The Oriental White Stork (Ciconia boyciana) and the Crested Ibis (Nipponia nippon) are wetland species listed as "Endangered" on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. The two species were once common on the Korean peninsula, but have experienced a severe population reduction in the past decades. Currently, they are officially extinct in Korea. At present, reintroduction programs to release the birds to the wild are in progress in Korea as well as in Japan. In this study, we surveyed the historic breeding sites of the two species using the literature and face-to-face interviews with local people as a step toward determining appropriate breeding habitats for reintroduction. We found 26 historic breeding sites for the Oriental White Stork in Chungcheong-do and Gyeonggi-do, but did not find any breeding sites for the Crested Ibis. These findings suggest that the Oriental White Stork was resident, while the Crested Ibis was a winter visitor to Korea. Based on these results, we discuss the possibilities for successful reintroduction of the two species in Korea.
The Complete Mitochondrial Genome of Dendronephthya gigantea (Anthozoa: Octocorallia: Nephtheidae)
Park, Eun-Ji ; Kim, Bo-A ; Won, Yong-Jin ;
Animal Systematics, Evolution and Diversity, volume 26, issue 3, 2010, Pages 197~201
DOI : 10.5635/KJSZ.2010.26.3.197
We sequenced the whole mitochondrial genome of Dendronephthya gigantea (Anthozoa: Octocorallia: Nephteidae), the first mitochondrial genome sequence report in the Family Nephtheidae. The mitochondrial genome of D. gigantea was 18,842 bp in length, and contained 14 protein coding genes (atp6 and 8, cox1-3, cytb, nd1-6 and 4L, and msh1), two ribosomal RNAs, and only one transfer RNA. The gene content and gene order is identical to other octocorals sequenced to date. The portion of the noncoding regions is slightly larger than the other octocorals (5.08% compared to average 3.98%). We expect that the information of gene content, gene order, codon usage, noncoding region and protein coding gene sequence could be used in the further analysis of anthozoan phylogeny.
Nine Polypedilum Species (Diptera, Chironomidae) New to Korea Collected Near Namdae-stream, Muju
Ree, Han-Il ; Jeong, Kyoung-Yong ; Nam, Sung-Hyun ; Yong, Tai-Soon ;
Animal Systematics, Evolution and Diversity, volume 26, issue 3, 2010, Pages 203~216
DOI : 10.5635/KJSZ.2010.26.3.203
Adult chironomids were collected at Dangsan-ri, Muju-eup, Muju-gun, Jeollabuk-do on 5 September 2008, 22 May 2009 and 28 August 2009. A total of 221 specimens belong to the genus Polypedilum Kieffer from 1,113 adult midges collected were morphologically examined, and 16 Polypedilum species were identified. One species is new (Polypedilum dangsanensis Ree et Jeong sp. nov.) and eight species are newly recorded in Korea (P. asakawasense, P. convictum, P. decematogutatus, P. japonicum, P. kamotertium, P. pullum, P. serugense, and P. unifascium). These nine species are described with illustrations. Polypedilum nubifer was the most frequently collected species, consisting of 25.8% of the Polypedilum samples.
New Species of Genus Coeloplana (Ctenophora: Tentaculata: Platyctenida) from Korea
Song, Jun-Im ; Hwang, Sung-Jin ;
Animal Systematics, Evolution and Diversity, volume 26, issue 3, 2010, Pages 217~221
DOI : 10.5635/KJSZ.2010.26.3.217
Since November, 2006, the new creeping platyctenid ctenophore, Coeloplana anthostella n. sp., has been collected from twigs and polyp masses of encrusting dendronephthyans at a depth of 26-32 m off the coast of Munseom, Jejudo Island. This new species is distinguished from C. bocki Komai, 1920 and C. komai Utinomi, 1963 by its smaller size, the absence of dorsal papillae, and the deep scarlet colored star-shaped markings on the dorsal plane. This novel addition to ctenophore fauna is presently described and illustrated in detail.
New Records of Endocoelantheainea and Nynantheae (Anthozoa: Zoantharia: Actiniaria) from Korea
Hwang, Sung-Jin ; Song, Jun-Im ;
Animal Systematics, Evolution and Diversity, volume 26, issue 3, 2010, Pages 223~232
DOI : 10.5635/KJSZ.2010.26.3.223
Actiniarians were collected from the rocks and sand bed of Jejudo Island, Ulleungdo Island, and Wangdolcho in Korean waters from 2004 to 2009. They were classified as two species of two families belonging to the suborders Endocoelantheainea and Nynantheae. Especially, suborder Endocoelantheainea, with distinct development of mesenteries, was firstly added to Korean athenarian fauna with the species, Halcurias carlgreni McMurrich, 1901. Calliactis polypus (Forsk
l, 1775) showing the commensalism with hermit crab, was easily distinguished from C. japonica by external features and the composition of cnidae. These two species were described in detail with tables and figures.
First Records of Three Collembolan Species from Korea
Kang, Sang-Gyu ; Park, Kyung-Hwa ;
Animal Systematics, Evolution and Diversity, volume 26, issue 3, 2010, Pages 233~242
DOI : 10.5635/KJSZ.2010.26.3.233
We report three collembolan species in Entomobryidae previously unrecorded from Korea: Homidia socia Denis and Homidia nigrocephala Uchida from aquatic or semiaquatic habitats, and Entomobrya tokunakai Yosii from several forests. These species are redescribed.
Taxonomic Review of the Genus Trigonospila Pokorny (Diptera: Tachinidae: Blondeliini) in Korea
Byun, Hye-Woo ; Han, Ho-Yeon ;
Animal Systematics, Evolution and Diversity, volume 26, issue 3, 2010, Pages 243~249
DOI : 10.5635/KJSZ.2010.26.3.243
As a result of a taxonomic review of the tachinid genus Trigonospila Porkorny in Korea, we recognized two species: T. ludio (Zetterstedt) and T. transvittata (Pandell
). The former species is reported for the first time in Korea. We here provide a key to the Korean species, redescriptions, photographs and illustrations.
A List of North Korean Tephritoid Species (Diptera: Tephritoidea) Deposited in the Hungarian Natural History Museum
Han, Ho-Yeon ; Kwon, Yong-Jung ;
Animal Systematics, Evolution and Diversity, volume 26, issue 3, 2010, Pages 251~260
DOI : 10.5635/KJSZ.2010.26.3.251
We here report nine species of Tephritidae and five species of Platystomatidae from North Korea deposited in the Hungarian Natural History Museum (five new Korean records marked with asterisks): Acidiella pachypogon, Campiglossa
, C. hirayamae, C.
, Sphaeniscus atilius, Tephritis
, Trupanea amoena, Xanthomyia
, Rivellia alini, R. apicalis, R. asiatica, R. longialata, and R. nigroapicalis. Except for C. hirayamae, all other species are newly recorded in North Korea. As a result, a total of 22 tephritid and five platystomatid species are recognized for the North Korean tephritoid fauna. In South and North Korea together, a total of 120 nominal species of six tephritoid families are now officially recognized (1 Lonchaeidae, 1 Pallopteridae, 1 Ctenostylidae, 14 Platystomatidae, 14 Pyrgotidae, and 89 species of Tephritidae).
Zoeal Stages of Lysmata vittata (Decapoda: Caridea: Hippolytidae) Reared in the Laboratory
Yang, Hoi-Jeong ; Kim, Chang-Hyun ;
Animal Systematics, Evolution and Diversity, volume 26, issue 3, 2010, Pages 261~278
DOI : 10.5635/KJSZ.2010.26.3.261
Nine zoeal stages of Lysmata vittata (Stimpson, 1860) are described from laboratory-reared material. The ornamentation of the carapace and the fifth abdominal somite readily distinguish the first zoeas of L. vittata from the two previously known first larvae of Lysmata (L. anchisteus and L. seticaudata). Larval characters of the genus Lysmata are summarized. The setation of 1,2,3(6) on the basis of the second maxilliped indicates that Lysmata is closely related to Exhippolysmata.
Three New Species of Hemicyclops (Copepoda, Cyclopoida, Clausidiidae) from Korea
Moon, Seong-Yong ; Kim, Il-Hoi ;
Animal Systematics, Evolution and Diversity, volume 26, issue 3, 2010, Pages 279~293
DOI : 10.5635/KJSZ.2010.26.3.279
Three new species of Hemicyclops, H. parilis, H. nasutus and H. membranatus are described from Korean coasts. Hemicyclops parilis n. sp. is closely similar to H. gomsoensis Ho and Kim, but distinguishable from the latter species by having the different shape of genital double somite and spermatophore. Hemicyclops nasutus n. sp. is distinguishable from congeners by having five setae on the first segment of antennule and the ratio 4.26 : 1 of the length to width of caudal ramus. Hemicyclops membranatus n. sp. is characterized by the possession of the membranous fringe along margins of cephalothorax and a claw on the third antennal segment.
Redescriptions of Two Ampithoid Amphipods, Ampithoe lacertosa and A. tarasovi (Crustacea: Amphipoda), from Korea
Shin, Myung-Hwa ; Hong, Ji-Sun ; Kim, Won ;
Animal Systematics, Evolution and Diversity, volume 26, issue 3, 2010, Pages 295~305
DOI : 10.5635/KJSZ.2010.26.3.295
Two ampithoid species, Ampithoe lacertosa Bate and A. tarasovi Bulycheva, are redescribed. A. tarasovi has been misidentified as A. lacertosa in Korea. A. tarasovi can be distinguished from A. lacertosa in having the following characteristics: the apical and medial lobes of outer lobe are separated in the lower lip, the carpus of male gnathopod 1 is about 1.4 times as long as the propodus, the palm of male gnathopod 2 has a sloped quadrate hump and a posterodistal tooth, the peduncle of uropod 3 is approximately 2 times as long as the rami, and the length of the carpus is longer than that of the propodus of female gnathopod 1. This study provides detailed descriptions and figures for both species. A. tarasovi is reported for the first time as a member of the Korean fauna.
Description of Two Oxytrichid Ciliates (Ciliophora: Sporadotrichida: Oxytrichidae) Newly Reported from Korea
Kwon, Choon-Bong ; Shin, Mann-Kyoon ;
Animal Systematics, Evolution and Diversity, volume 26, issue 3, 2010, Pages 307~316
DOI : 10.5635/KJSZ.2010.26.3.307
To investigate the Korean ciliate fauna, two oxytrichid ciliates, Laurentiella strenua (Dingfelder, 1962) and Notohymena australis (Foissner and O'Donoghue, 1990) were collected from the Taehwa River in Ulsan, South Korea. These two ciliates are reported for the first time in Korea. Descriptions were based on the observation of live and silver stained specimens. Diagnoses of these species are as follows: Laurentiella strenua: body is approximately
in size, an inverted triangular shape. Cytoplasmic globules are present in both anterior and posterior margins, transparent and sized
in live specimens. Adoral zone of membranelles is covering about 50% of body length. Frontoventral-transverse cirri are arranged diagonally into 5 rows. Transverse cirri are arranged almost longitudinally and varied 4-6 in number. Dorsal kineties are 11 rows with multiple fragmentations. Macronuclei are 4-5 in number. Notohymena australis: body is approximately
in live specimens, slender and long ellipsoidal shape. Yellowish green cortical granules are present as pairs or rows which composed of 3-6 granules. Adoral zone of membranelles is covering about 36% of the body length, composed of 39-50 adoral membranelles. Dorsal kineties is 6 rows. Macronuclei are 2 in number.
New Record of Sagami Grenadier, Ventrifossa garmani (Gadiformes: Macrouridae) from Korea
Jeong, Moon-Kyung ; Lee, Sung-Il ; Kim, Jin-Koo ;
Animal Systematics, Evolution and Diversity, volume 26, issue 3, 2010, Pages 317~320
DOI : 10.5635/KJSZ.2010.26.3.317
A single specimen (149.9 mm TL) of sagami grenadier, Ventrifossa garmani was collected from Korea waters. This species is similar to Coelorinchus spp. in body shape, but is distinguished by a short and rounded snout. It is characterized by having the serrated second dorsal spine in the first dorsal fin, a triangular spine on the scale, seven branchiostegal rays and six scales below middle of first dorsal fin. We describe this species as the first record to Korean fish fauna and propose the Korean name "Kkeo-kkeul-meo-ri-min-tae-sok" for this genus, and "Kkeo-kkeul-meo-ri-min-tae" for this species.
Bryocoris gracilis (Hemiptera: Miridae) New to Korea
Cho, Young-Jae ; Kwon, Yong-Jung ; Suh, Sang-Jae ;
Animal Systematics, Evolution and Diversity, volume 26, issue 3, 2010, Pages 321~323
DOI : 10.5635/KJSZ.2010.26.3.321
Korean Bryocoris species, B. gracilis and B. montanus, were reviewed. Of these, B. gracilis Linnavuori, 1962 is first reported in Korea and diagnosed, based on a single female specimen collected from Mount Hwangmaesan, Gyeongsangnam-do province. A key to the Korean species and photographs on external features are given.
Discovery of a Multi-Plumed Moth, Alucita japonica (Matsumura), (Lepidoptera: Alucitidae) from China
Byun, Bong-Kyu ; Han, Hui-Lin ; Park, Jong-Kyun ;
Animal Systematics, Evolution and Diversity, volume 26, issue 3, 2010, Pages 325~327
DOI : 10.5635/KJSZ.2010.26.3.325
In the present paper, Alucita japonica (Matsumura), is reported for the first time from China. The external and genitalic characteristics of both sexes are described and illustrated.
New Record of Hippolytid Shrimp Lebbeus grandimana (Crustacea: Decapoda: Caridea) from Korean Waters
Kim, Jung-Nyun ; Yoon, Sang-Chul ; Choi, Jung-Hwa ; Oh, Taeg-Yun ; Hwang, Kang-Seok ; Kim, Jong-Bin ; Choi, Kwang-Ho ;
Animal Systematics, Evolution and Diversity, volume 26, issue 3, 2010, Pages 329~332
DOI : 10.5635/KJSZ.2010.26.3.329
A hippolytid shrimp, Lebbeus grandimana, is described from the southern part of the East Sea and this is the first record of the species in Korea. The genus Lebbeus of the family Hippolytidae currently comprises four species in Korea. A key to identify the four species of the genus Lebbeus from Korean waters is provided.
First Record of Scyllarine Lobster Chelarctus cultrifer (Crustacea: Decapoda: Scyllaridae) from Korea
Lee, Seok-Hyun ; Ko, Hyun-Sook ;
Animal Systematics, Evolution and Diversity, volume 26, issue 3, 2010, Pages 333~335
DOI : 10.5635/KJSZ.2010.26.3.333
The scyllarine lobster Chelarctus cultrifer is described as the first species of the genus Chelarctus known from Korean waters. C. cultrifer is very similar to the Galearctus kitanoviriosus but it is different in the pleura of the abdominal somites 2 to 4 are broader and ending in sharp posteriorly directed points and having the propodi of pereiopods 3 and 4 are forming subchelates with the dactyli. The record of the species represents an extension of its previously known range from Somalia to Hawaiian Islands and brings the number of known species of the scyllarine lobsters in Korea to three.
First Record of Holothurian Symbiotic Crab Asthenognathus inaequipes (Decapoda: Brachyura: Varunidae) from Korea
Lee, Seok-Hyun ; Lee, Kyu-Hyun ; Ko, Hyun-Sook ;
Animal Systematics, Evolution and Diversity, volume 26, issue 3, 2010, Pages 337~339
DOI : 10.5635/KJSZ.2010.26.3.337
A hole dwelling holothurian symbiotic crab was collected in the low tidal mark in Namhae Island. The crab was identified as Asthenognathus inaequipes Stimpson, 1858 and found to be new to Korean waters. The species was briefly illustrated and described.
Scopula plumbearia (Lepidoptera: Geometridae), New to Korea
Choi, Sei-Woong ; An, Jeong-Seop ;
Animal Systematics, Evolution and Diversity, volume 26, issue 3, 2010, Pages 341~343
DOI : 10.5635/KJSZ.2010.26.3.341
The sterrhine species Scopula plumbearia (Leech) is reported for the first time in Korea, based on four male specimens from an island in Dadohaehaesang National Park, Jeonnam Province. Diagnosis of the species is provided with a brief description of the adult, including male genitalia.
A New Record of Stephanasterias albula (Asteroidea: Forcipulatida: Asteriidae) from the East Sea, Korea
Lee, Taek-Jun ; Shin, Sook ;
Animal Systematics, Evolution and Diversity, volume 26, issue 3, 2010, Pages 345~347
DOI : 10.5635/KJSZ.2010.26.3.345
A sea star was collected with fishing nets at a depth of approximately 100-160 m in the East Sea and was identified as Stephanasterias albula (Stimpson, 1853) belonging to the family Asteriidae of the order Forcipulatida. This species characterized by having the capability of asexual reproduction by self-division turned out to be new to the Korean fauna. Its morphological characteristics are redescribed with illustrations. Thirty one species of sea stars including S. albula are now recorded from the East Sea of Korea.
A Newly Recorded Sea Star (Asteroidea: Valvatida) from Jejudo Island, Korea
Shin, Sook ;
Animal Systematics, Evolution and Diversity, volume 26, issue 3, 2010, Pages 349~351
DOI : 10.5635/KJSZ.2010.26.3.349
Some asteroid specimens were collected from the subtidal zone near Gapado, Jejudo Island with fishing net on June 2010. Among them, Anseropoda petaloides (Goto, 1914) which belongs to the family Asterinidae of the order Valvatida turned out to be a new record from Korea. Morphological characters of this species collected at 130 m deep are redescribed with photographs. This species is characterized by its very thin body composed of plates imbricated into each other like scales. Twenty four asteroids are currently known from Jejudo Island, Korea.
A New Record of Ihlea punctata and Redescription of Salpa fusiformis (Salpida: Salpidae) in Korean Waters
Kim, Sun-Woo ; Won, Jung-Hye ; Lee, Jae-Hyun ; Kim, Chang-Bae ;
Animal Systematics, Evolution and Diversity, volume 26, issue 3, 2010, Pages 353~356
DOI : 10.5635/KJSZ.2010.26.3.353
Two species in two genera of the family Salpidae were identified in Korean waters: Ihlea punctata (Forskal, 1775) and Salpa fusiformis Cuvier, 1804. I. punctata is a newly reported species in Korean fauna, while S. fusiformis is redescribed with unrecorded solitary zooid stage.
First Report of Stilt Crab Crossotonotus spinipes (Decapoda: Palicoidea: Crossotonotidae) from Korea
Lee, Sang-Kyu ; Kim, Sa-Heung ; Kim, Won ;
Animal Systematics, Evolution and Diversity, volume 26, issue 3, 2010, Pages 357~359
DOI : 10.5635/KJSZ.2010.26.3.357
A stilt crab Crossotonotus spinipes (De Man, 1888) is newly reported from Korean waters as a result of continuous taxonomic studies on crabs. The present specimen has a row of tubercles and a longitudinal lobe with denticles on the dorsal border of the propodus of the chelipeds, and a shorter Pereopod 5. The description and illustration of this species are provided.
New Record of Psenulus carinifrons iwatai (Hymenoptera: Crabronidae: Pemphredoninae) in Korea
Yang, Hyeon-Woo ; Kim, Jeong-Kyu ;
Animal Systematics, Evolution and Diversity, volume 26, issue 3, 2010, Pages 361~363
DOI : 10.5635/KJSZ.2010.26.3.361
Psenulus carinifrons iwatai (Gussakovskij) is reported for the first time in Korea. This species is defined by its long petiole of sternum I and extensive coloration on legs in both sexes, and simply linear frontal carina in female. Diagnostic description and digital images are presented.