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First Record of the Genus and Species, Entomognathus brevis (Hymenoptera: Crabronidae: Crabroninae) in Korea

  • Received : 2019.07.22
  • Accepted : 2019.09.19
  • Published : 2019.10.31

Abstract

The genus Entomognathus Dahlbom 1829 is recorded for the first time in the Korean Peninsula, represented by the species Entomognathus brevis (Vander Linden, 1829). This species is trans-Palearctic in distribution ranging from northern Africa, through Europe, eastward to the Far East, and sole representative of the genus in the Far East. Of which occurrence in the Russian Far East, northern China and Japan were well documented, but nothing has been known so far in the Korean Peninsula. In this study, distributional range of E. brevis is expanded to South Korea in the Far East. Taxonomic information of the species and a revised key to genera of the tribe Crabronini occurring in the Korean peninsula are given.

Acknowledgement

Supported by : National Institute of Biological Resources (NIBR)

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