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Eight New and Four Newly Recorded Species of Chironomidae (Insecta: Diptera) from Korea

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Author(s): Han Il Ree

Journal: Animal Systematics, Evolution and Diversity
ISSN 2234-6953

Volume: 28;
Issue: 4;
Start page: 241;
Date: 2012;
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Keywords: chironomidae | taxonomy | new record | new species | Korea

ABSTRACT
Adult chironomids were collected by various methods, such as light traps, sweeping on grasses, aspiration of light-attracted adults, and sweeping of swarming males with insect nets at various localities. All collected specimens were slide-mounted and identified. I report eight species new to science: Chironomus jangchungensis n. sp., Demicryptochironomus paracamptolabis n. sp., Demicryptochironomus wontongensis n. sp., Microtendipes paratamagouti n. sp., Polypedilum macrohemisphere n. sp., Eukiefferiella busanensis n. sp., Psectrocladius paratogaminimus n. sp., and Pseudosmittia seosania n. sp. I also report four species for the first time in Korea: Chironomus fujiprimus Sasa, Pentapedilum convexum Johannsen, Tanytarsus smolandicus Brundin, and Tanytarsus oyamai Sasa. All species are fully described with illustrations. This is the first report of the genera Eukiefferiella and Pseudosmittia in Korea.
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