Korean Species of the Genus Elampus (Hymenoptera: Chrysididae: Elampini) with First Discovery of Female of E. musashinus

  • Ha, Hyeong-Hwa (Department of Biological Sciences, Faculty of Science, Hanseo University) ;
  • Kim, Jeong-Kyu (Department of Biological Sciences, Faculty of Science, Hanseo University)
  • Received : 2012.09.18
  • Accepted : 2013.01.17
  • Published : 2013.04.30


Korean species of the genus Elampus Spinola is taxonomically reviewed. Korean fauna of the genus Elampus was known by one sepcies, Elampus bidens (F$\ddot{o}$rster). This study reports new discover of another Korean species E. musashinus (Tsuneki). This species was described based on male, and the female has been still unknown. With comparison of partial mitochondrial cytochrome c oxidase I gene sequences, the sex-association of this species is established, the Korean specimens of both sexes completely identical in their sequences targeted. Herein the female description of E. musashinus is presented for the first time. A key to the Korean species, as well as diagnosis and digital images are provided.


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