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ISSN : 1225-0171(Print)
ISSN : 2287-545X(Online)
Korean Journal of Applied Entomology Vol.58 No.1 pp.63-68

Three Species of Epipleminae (Lepidoptera: Uraniidae) New to Korea, with a New Synonym for Epiplema nubifasciaria Leech

Jae-Cheon Sohn*, Sung-Soo Kim1, Sei-Woong Choi2
Department of Science Education, Gongju National University of Education, Gongju 32553, Korea
1Research Institute for East Asian Environment and Biology, Seoul 05236, Korea
2Department of Environmental Education, Mokpo National University, Muan 58554, Korea
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Three species of Epipleminae: Europlema nubifasciaria (Leech), Dysaethria meridiana (Inoue), and Phazaca theclata (Guenée), are reported for the first time from Korea. Europlema leleji Sinev turns out to be a new synonym of Epiplema nubifasciaria Leech and the latter is newly combined to the genus Europlema. Its female genitalia are first described. This is the first record of Europlema for the Korean fauna. Photos of adults and genitalia are provided for the treated species.

제비나방과 쌍꼬리나방아과의 한국 미기록 3종 보고

손재천*, 김성수1, 최세웅2
공주교육대학교 과학교육과, 1동아시아생물환경김성연구소, 2목포대학교 환경교육과


한국산 제비나방과 쌍꼬리나방아과의 3미기록종인Europlema nubifasciaria (Leech), Dysaethria meridiana (Inoue), Phazaca theclata (Guenée)을 보고한다. Europlema leleji는 Epiplema nubifasciaria의 동종이명으로 판명되었고, 후자는 Europlema속으로 새롭게 편입된다. Europlema nubifasciaria의 암컷생식기를 처음으로 기재한다. 채집된 종의 성충과 생식기의 사진을 제공한다.