Six New Records of Hydroptilidae (Trichoptera) from Korea

  • Received : 2018.03.08
  • Accepted : 2018.04.23
  • Published : 2018.04.30


In the microcaddisfly family Hydroptilidae, only 12 species belonging to four genera are known currently from the Korean Peninsula. Yet, worldwide this family is one of the biggest of the Trichoptera families. Collection from 2015 to 2017 by aerial sweeping and light-trapping in the southeastern part of Korean Peninsula (Gyeongsangbuk-do and Gyeongsangnam-do) included species not recorded previously from the Korean Peninsula. We provide re-descriptions of the six species(Hydroptila dampfi Ulmer, 1929, H. introspinata Zhou and Sun, 2009, Orthotrichia costalis(Curtis, 1834), O. tragetti Mosely, 1930, Oxyethira miea $Ol{\acute{a}}h$ and Ito, 2013, and Stactobia nishimotoi Botosaneanu and Nozaki, 1996) to improve comprehension of Korean hydroptilids.


Supported by : National Institute of Biological Resources (NIBR)


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