Tmarus yaginumai Ono, 1977 (Araneae: Thomisidae) new to record for Korean spider fauna

  • Lee, Sue Yeon (Research Institute for Agriculture and Life Sciences, Seoul National University) ;
  • Yoo, Jung Sun (Division of Animal Resources, National Institute of Biological Resources) ;
  • Kim, Seung Tae (Life and Environment Research Institute, Konkuk University)
  • Received : 2017.08.31
  • Accepted : 2017.11.09
  • Published : 2017.12.28


There are five known species of the genus Tmarus (Thomisidae) in Korea to date: Tmarus horvathi Kulczyn'ski, 1895, Tmarus koreanus Paik, 1973, Tmarus orientalis Schenkel, 1963, Tmarus piger (Walckenaer, 1802) and Tmarus rimosus Paik, 1973. Two females of Tmarus yaginumai Ono, 1977, which was previously only known in Japan, were collected by sweep net between the shrubs at hillocks near the coast of Korea and are described with taxonomic illustrations.


Supported by : National Institute of Biological Resources (NIBR)


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