A New Species and a Newly Reported Korean Species of the Genus Tiphia (Tiphiidae, Hymenoptera) from Korea and Japan

  • Kim, Jeong-Kyu (Department of Biological Sciences, Faculty of Science, Hanseo University) ;
  • Han, Seung-Pil (Department of Biological Sciences, Faculty of Science, Hanseo University)
  • Published : 2008.11.30


A new species, Tiphia fuscopterum Kim and Han, is described based on two specimens collected in Korea and Japan. We also report Tiphia antigenata Allen et Jaynes for the first time in Korea. Tiphia ogurai Tsuneki is synonymized with T. antigenata. Detailed descriptions and digital images of these species are provided.


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