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ASED, vol. 38, no. 4, pp.162-166, October, 2022 DOI. https://doi.org/10.5635/ASED.2022.38.4.029

Genus Telamoptilia (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae) New to Korea

Da-Som Kim1, Bong-Kyu Byun2,*
1Basic Science Division, National Science Museum of Korea, Daejeon 34143, Korea 2Department of Biological Science and Biotechnology, Hannam University, Daejeon 34054, Korea

  • ABSTRACT

    The family Gracillariidae, belonging to the superfamily Gracillarioidea, is one of the major group of leaf-miners. Among them, the genus Telamoptilia Kumata & Kuroko, 1988 has been known as a small genus with only nine described species over worldwide to date. In this study, the genus Telamoptilia Kumata & Kuroko, 1988, is reported for the first time from Korea. In addition, two species of the genus Telamoptilia, T. grewiae Liu, Wang & Li, 2015 and T. tiliae Kumata & Ermolaev, 1988, are newly recorded in Korea. All the known species are enumerated with their available information. The adults and genitalia of all species are redescribed and illustrated.

  • Keyword

    Acrocercopinae, new record, Telamoptilia, taxonomy