A new Noctuid pests, Protegira songi Chen & Zhang (Lepidoptera, Noctuidae, Hadeninae) Attacking to Eucommia ulmoides Oliv. in Korea

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  • Byun, Bong-Kyu (Department of Biological Sciences and Biotechnology, Hannam University) ;
  • Han, Huilin (School of Forestry, Northeast Forestry University) ;
  • Jeon, Jun Hyoung (Department of Biological Sciences and Biotechnology, Hannam University) ;
  • Kim, Young-Jae (Chungcheongnam-do Institute of Forest Environment Research) ;
  • Cho, Sung-Jong (Jeonbuk Forest Environment Research Institute) ;
  • Koh, Sang-Hyun (Division of Forest Insect Pests and Disease, Korea Forest Research Institute) ;
  • Park, Jae-Ho (Chungcheongnam-do Institute of Forest Environment Research)
  • Received : 2014.05.15
  • Accepted : 2014.09.18
  • Published : 2014.12.01


As a result of investigation on the larvae attacking leaves of Eucommia ulmoides Oliv. and causing serious damage on the plant in Seoul, Chungnam and Jeonbuk Province in Korea during summer in 2013, Protegira songi Chen & Zhang of the family Noctuidae was identified. In this study, we report the host plants of it for the first time from Korea, with larval damage and taxonomic information by illustrating the characteristics of male and female genitalia.


Supported by : Korea Forest Service


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