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Animal Systematics, Evolution and Diversity
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Journal DOI :
The Korean Society of Systematic Zoology
Editor in Chief :
Cheon Young Chang, Mann Kyoon Shin
Volume & Issues
Volume 31, Issue 4 - Oct 2015
Volume 31, Issue 3 - Jul 2015
Volume 31, Issue 2 - Apr 2015
Volume 31, Issue 1 - Jan 2015
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New Records of Ten Species of the Family Ichneumonidae (Hymenoptera) from South Korea
Choi, Jin-Kyung ; Jeong, Jong-Chul ; Ko, Gukhyang ; Lee, Jong-Wook ;
Animal Systematics, Evolution and Diversity, volume 31, issue 2, 2015, Pages 67~76
DOI : 10.5635/ASED.2015.31.2.067
We report ten ichneumonids species new to South Korea. These species belong to eight subfamilies, Acaenitinae Forster, 1869, Diacritinae Townes, 1965, Ichneumoninae Latreille, 1802, Mesochorinae F
rster, 1869, Microleptinae Townes, 1958, Pimplinae Wesmael, 1845, Tryponinae Shuckard, 1840, and Xoridinae Shuckard, 1840. Photographs of the habitus and diagnosis of ten newly recorded species, as well as host information are provided.
Review of the Genus Apechthis (Hymenoptera: Ichneumonidae: Pimplinae) from South Korea
Choi, Jin-Kyung ; Song, Geun Myeong ; Lee, Jong-Wook ;
Animal Systematics, Evolution and Diversity, volume 31, issue 2, 2015, Pages 77~85
DOI : 10.5635/ASED.2015.31.2.077
We reviewed South Korean species of the genus Apechthis and confirmed four species and two subspecies. In this genus, four species and one subspecies have been reported from the Eastern Palaearctic region, two species and one subspecies were from South Korea. Additionally, we report two species and one subspecies, Apechthis compunctor orientalis Kaspryan, 1973, Apechthis quadridentata (Thomson, 1877) and Apechthis rapae (Uchida, 1925), which were newly recorded for the first time from South Korea. A key to South Korean species of the genus Apechthis, redescriptions of newly recorded species and subspecies and digital images of South Korean Apechthis are provided.
New Records of Two Zooxanthellate Scleractinian Corals (Anthozoa: Hexacorallia: Scleractinia) from Korea
Choi, Eunae ; Song, Jun-Im ;
Animal Systematics, Evolution and Diversity, volume 31, issue 2, 2015, Pages 86~94
DOI : 10.5635/ASED.2015.31.2.086
The two zooxanthellate scleractinian corals are newly recorded in Korea: Psammocora albopicta Benzoni, 2006 of the family Psammocoridae and Oulastrea crispata (Lamarck, 1816) of the family Faviidae. These families are also newly recorded in Korea. Specimens were collected from the subtidal zones of Jeju-do Island, Korea by SCUBA diving from 1999 to 2014. Two scleractinians are described based on the morphological characters of skeletal structures. Psammocora albopicta is distinguished by its encrusting cerioid growth form, high density of corallites, small calicular diameter, single styliform columella, and fewer rows of enclosed septa. Oulastrea crispata is characterized by its encrusting plocoid growth form, polygonal calicular shape, irregular paliform lobes, and papillose columella.
Taxonomic Notes on the Genus Delta de Saussure (Hymenoptera: Vespidae: Eumeninae) from Vietnam
Nguyen, Lien Thi Phuong ;
Animal Systematics, Evolution and Diversity, volume 31, issue 2, 2015, Pages 95~100
DOI : 10.5635/ASED.2015.31.2.095
A taxonomic study of the genus Delta de Saussure, 1855 from Vietnam is presented. A total of four species are recorded: D. campaniforme campaniforme (Fabricius, 1775), D. conoideum (Gmelin, 1790), D. esuriens esuriens (Fabricius, 1787), and D. pyriforme pyriforme (Fabricius, 1775). Of these, D. campaniforme campaniforme was first recorded from Vietnam by de Saussure et al., 1904, under the name Eumenes esuriens and is now reconfirmed to occur in Vietnam after more than 100 years, and D. conoideum is newly recorded from Vietnam. A key to species based on morphological characters is given with illustrations, and distributional records in Vietnam are also provided.
New Records of Remora brachyptera and R. osteochir (Perciformes: Echeneidae) from Korea
Myoung, Se Hun ; Myoung, Jung-Goo ; Kim, Jin-Koo ;
Animal Systematics, Evolution and Diversity, volume 31, issue 2, 2015, Pages 101~106
DOI : 10.5635/ASED.2015.31.2.101
The Remora brachyptera and R. osteochir, belonging to the family Echeneidae were collected for the first time off Jeju Island, Korea, in July and August 2013 and off Ganggu-myeon, Yeongdeok-gun, Gyeongsangbuk-do in June 2014. Remora brachyptera is characterized by a sucker with 16 pairs of disc laminae and a dorsal fin that originates anterior of the origin of the anal fin. Remora osteochir is characterized by a sucker with 18 pairs of disc laminae and a sucking disc that extends beyond the posterior end of the pectoral fin. New Korean names proposed for the species are "Meo-ri-ppal-pan-i" for R. brachyptera and "Ppyeo-dae-ppal-pan-i" for R. osteochir.
First Report of Two Diogenid Species of Hermit Crabs (Crustacea: Decapoda: Anomura) from Korea
Jung, Jibom ; Kim, Won ;
Animal Systematics, Evolution and Diversity, volume 31, issue 2, 2015, Pages 107~113
DOI : 10.5635/ASED.2015.31.2.107
Two diogenid hermit crab species, Dardanus lagopodes and Diogenes deflectomanus, are newly reported from Korea. Dardanus lagopodes is distinguished from the other species of genus Dardanus in Korea by having setae with cream-colored tips on the cephalothorax and the following characteristics: ocular peduncles somewhat longer than antennular peduncles, and the pereopod without a longitudinal sulcus and scute-like projections. Diogenes deflectomanus is similar to D. nitidimanus but can be distinguished by having the fixed finger of the left cheliped bent slightly downwardly and the following characteristics: slightly shorter ocular peduncle, elongated left cheliped with small granules on the surface, right cheliped without calcareous teeth on the cutting edge of the dactylus, and the minute spine of post-median margin of the telson is not well developed. The geographical distributions of these two species are extended by the present study. In particular, D. deflectomanus in the current study is the first report outside Chinese waters. Now, 20 species of the family Diogenidae are known in Korean waters.
A Taxonomic Review of the Genus Myzia (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae: Coccinellinae) from Korea
Lee, Mi Jin ; Lee, Jong Eun ;
Animal Systematics, Evolution and Diversity, volume 31, issue 2, 2015, Pages 114~117
DOI : 10.5635/ASED.2015.31.2.114
The taxonomic study of the genus Myzia Mulsant, 1846 in Korea is presented. The genus Myzia contains five species worldwide and two species currently recognized in Palaearctic region. Until now, only M. oblongoguttata (Linnaeus, 1758) has been known in Korea, but we found M. gebleri (Crotch, 1874) for the first time in Korea. We redescribed these two Korean species of the genus Myzia with photographs of the habitus and detailed illustrations of their aedeagus and other appendages. A taxonomic key to the species of Korean Myzia beetles are also provided.
Intraspecific Phylogeny of the Korean Water Deer, Hydropotes inermis argyropus (Artiodactyla, Cervidae)
Kim, Hye Ri ; Kim, Eui Kyung ; Jeon, Mi Gyung ; Park, Yung Chul ;
Animal Systematics, Evolution and Diversity, volume 31, issue 2, 2015, Pages 118~121
DOI : 10.5635/ASED.2015.31.2.118
The water deer, Hydropotes inermis (Cervidae), is native to China and Korea and has two subspecies of the Chinese water deer (Hydropotes inermis inermis) and Korean water deer (Hydropotes inermis argyropus). To date, only the Korean water deer has been reported in South Korea. In this study, however, an intraspecific phylogeny and haplotype analysis based on mitochondrial cytochrome oxidase I indicated that both Korean and Chinese water deer are found in South Korea. The populations of the two Korean genetic lineages did not show distinct geographic distributions. Further morphological studies on the Korean water deer will be required to confirm its taxonomic status.
New Records of Five Ennomine Moths (Lepidoptera: Geometridae; Ennominae) from Korea
Choi, Sei-Woong ; Kim, Sung-Soo ;
Animal Systematics, Evolution and Diversity, volume 31, issue 2, 2015, Pages 122~127
DOI : 10.5635/ASED.2015.31.2.122
The subfamily Ennominae is one of the most species-rich taxa of Geometridae that include more than 9,700 species worldwide and over 280 species in South Korea. Herein, we present the first report of five species of Ennominae. Abraxas flavisinuata can be characterized by the white wings, a thick black postmedial line that is medially and dorsally broken with an orange band, large rounded black discal dots on the forewing, and a black dotted postmedial line on the hindwing. Lomographa claripennis can be characterized by the whitish wings, the black undulating postmedial line as well as the minute blackish discal dot on the forewing, and the black undulating postmedial line with a minute black discal dot on the hindwing. Arichanna tetrica can be characterized by the grayish forewings, thick black transverse ante- and postmedial lines, a large blackish discal dot, whitish apical streak on the forewing, and scattered black dots on the whitish hindwing. Apocleora rimosa can be characterized by the brown ground color of the fore- and hindwings, the black slanted ante- and postmedial lines of the forewing, and two black medial lines on the hindwing. Ourapteryx japonica can be characterized by the white wings, the dark brown transverse ante- and postmedial lines with a long discal dot on the forewing, and the dark brownish transverse antemedial line as well as a termen that has a sharp white tail with one large dark reddish dot and one small black dot on the hindwing.
New Records of Seven Eupithecia (Lepidoptera: Geometridae) from Korea
Choi, Sei-Woong ; Kim, Sung-Soo ;
Animal Systematics, Evolution and Diversity, volume 31, issue 2, 2015, Pages 128~134
DOI : 10.5635/ASED.2015.31.2.128
The genus Eupithecia Curtis is the largest taxon in Lepidoptera (more than 1,500 species worldwide) and the adults of the genus are characterized by small in size, cryptically colored grayish and brownish forewing, and indistinct basal, ante- and postmedial transverse lines mostly with a definite discal spot on the forewing. Forty-four species have been reported so far in Korea. Herein, we present the first report on seven species of Eupithecia: Eupithecia rufescens Butler (1878), Eupithecia costiconvexa Inoue (1979), Eupithecia daemionata Dietze (1904), Eupithecia persuastrix Mironov (1990), Eupithecia actaeata Walderdorff (1869), Eupithecia suboxydata Staudinger (1897) and Eupithecia costimacularia Leech (1897). Diagnosis, descriptions and figures of the available species are provided.
A New Record of Sea Star Genus Nearchaster (Asteroidea: Notomyotida: Benthopectinidae) from East Sea, Korea
Shin, Sook ;
Animal Systematics, Evolution and Diversity, volume 31, issue 2, 2015, Pages 135~138
DOI : 10.5635/ASED.2015.31.2.135
An asteroid specimen was collected in adjacent water of Gisamun, Gangwon-do in the East Sea, Korea at a depth of 170 m by fishing net at May 2013. It was identified as Nearchaster (Nearchaster) pedicellaris (Fisher, 1910) belonging to family Benthopectinidae of order Notomyotida, which was new to the Korean fauna. The genus, family, and order of this species were also new to Korean waters. The partial sequence of mitochodrial cytochrome c oxidase subunit 1 (CO1) was determined for the first time and registered at GenBank.