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
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.
Acrocercopinae, new record, Telamoptilia, taxonomy