Two New Species of the Genera Microdrosophila and Drosophila (Drosophilidae) from Korea

  • Kim, Nam-Woo (Department of Biology, Faculty of Natural Sciences, Kyungsan University) ;
  • Joo, Eun-Young (Department of Biology, Faculty of Natural Sciences, Kyungsan University)
  • Published : 2002.06.01


Two new species belonging to the genera Microdrosophila and Drosophila, collected from Daegwallyeong and Mt. Halla in Korea are described with illustrations of the male genitalia. Microdrosophila (Microdrosophila) gangwonensis n. sp. seems close to M. (M.) purpurata Okada, 1956, but the new species has different phallic organ. Drosophila (Drosophila) taekjuni is close to D. (D.) brevitabula Zhang and Toda, 1992, in form, but differs in the shape of aedeagus. Eight species of the genus Microdrosophila and five species in the D. immigrans species-group of genus Drosophila, including the new species are known to be distributed in Korea.


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