Discovery of an Aquatic Wasp, Agriotypus silvestris Konishi & Aoyagi (Hymenoptera: Ichneumonidae: Agriotypinae) in South Korea

한국산 물벌속(벌목: 맵시벌과: 물벌아과)의 미기록 1종 보고

  • Kim, Chang-Jun (Division of Forest Biodiversity, Korea National Arboretum) ;
  • Oh, Seung Hwan (Division of Forest Biodiversity, Korea National Arboretum) ;
  • Suh, Kyong-In (Division of Animal & Plant Resources Research, Nakdonggang National Institute of Biological Resources)
  • 김창준 (국립수목원 산림생물조사과) ;
  • 오승환 (국립수목원 산림생물조사과) ;
  • 서경인 (국립낙동강생물자원관 동식물자원조사부)
  • Received : 2018.08.08
  • Accepted : 2018.09.28
  • Published : 2018.12.01


An aquatic wasp, Agriotypus silvestris Konishi & Aoyagi, 1994 is newly recognized in South Korea. A diagnosis and photographs of the diagnostic characters for the species and an identification key to the South Korean Agriotypus species are provided herein.

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Fig. 1. Agriotypus silvestris Konishi and Aoyagi, 1994, male. A, spine of scutellum in lateral view; B, habitus in lateral view; C, head in dorsal view; D, head in lateral view; E, mesosoma in dorsal view; F, metasomal tergite I in dorsal view; G, head in frontal view.

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Fig. 2. Agriotypus gracilis Waterston, 1930, female (collected near a larval case of Goera japonicus from a site in under Bogwanggyo bridge, Yeoju-gun, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea). A, head in frontal view; B, head in lateral view.


Supported by : Nakdonggang National Institute of Biological Resources, Korea National Arboretum (KNA)


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