New Reports of One Euteliid (Lepidoptera: Euteliidae) and Two Nolid (Lepidoptera: Nolidae) Moths from Korea

  • Choi, Sei-Woong (Department of Environmental Education, Mokpo National University) ;
  • Kim, Sung-Soo (Research Institute for East Asian Environment and Biology)
  • Received : 2018.01.12
  • Accepted : 2018.01.29
  • Published : 2018.04.30


One species of Euteliidae, Targalla delatrix ($Guen{\acute{e}}e$) and two species of Nolidae, Nola miyanoi Sasaki and Nola semiconfusa (Inoue) are reported for the first time in Korea. Targalla delatrix can be distinguished by the dark brownish forewings that show the transverse antemedial line, the costally rounded postmedial line and the bowl shaped marking on the costal part of subtermen and the dark brownish hindwings. Nola miyanoi can be distinguished by the whitish forewings that have the band-shaped central fascia with the blackish undulating antemedial line and the dark brownish undulating postmedial line and the whitish hindwings with a light blackish discal dot. Nola semiconfusa can be distinguished by the light grayish forewings that show deeply indented antemedial line, medially strongly projected and dentate postmedial line, a dark brownish subterminal line and a dark brownish termen, and the whitish hindwings with a light grayish discal dot. Adults and genitalia are illustrated and briefly described with their biological and distributional notes.


Supported by : National Institute of Biological Resources (NIBR)


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