Two Newly Recorded Small Orb Weavers with a New Species (Araneae, Araneidae) from Korea

  • Kim, Seung Tae (Life and Environment Research Institute, Konkuk University) ;
  • Lee, Sue Yeon (Division of Microorganism Resources, National Institute of Biological Resources) ;
  • Yoo, Jung Sun (Division of Animal Resources, National Institute of Biological Resources)
  • Received : 2019.08.26
  • Accepted : 2019.10.14
  • Published : 2019.12.31


Two newly recorded small orb weavers, Araneus yasudai Tanikawa, 2001 and Neoscona flavida sp. nov., with characteristic epigynal scape belonging to Araneidae are described with measurements and morphological illustrations from Korea. Both species were collected with sweep net between shrubs and bushes in mountain forest and between reeds in reclaimed land, respectively.


Supported by : National Institute of Biological Resources (NIBR)


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