A new species of Zanclognatha Lederer and three new records of the families Erebidae and Noctuidae (Lepidoptera, Noctuoidea) from Korea, with notes on larval feeding habits

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A new species of Zanclognatha Lederer, 1857 of the family Erebidae, Z. querciella sp.n., one species of Family Erebidea, Asota egens (Walker, 1854) and two species of Family Noctuidae: Meganephria retinea Gyulai and Ronkay, 1999 and Amphipyra subrigua Bremer and Grey, 1853, are reported for the first time from Korea. In addition, larval feeding habits with their host plants for three species are newly recognized from Korea. Illustration of adults, larvae for Zanclognatha querciella and Meganephria retinea, and the genitalia of male or female for all species are provided.

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Project fund: This work was supported by a grant from the National Institute of Biological Resources (NIBR), funded by the Ministry of Environment (MOE) of the Republic of Korea (NIBR201902205), and the National Nature Science Foundation of China (31872261, 31572294), and the Fundamental Research Funds for the Central University (2572019CP11).

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Lee, K., Koo, J., Kim, J. et al. A new species of Zanclognatha Lederer and three new records of the families Erebidae and Noctuidae (Lepidoptera, Noctuoidea) from Korea, with notes on larval feeding habits. J. For. Res. (2020). https://doi.org/10.1007/s11676-020-01170-2

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Keywords

  • Host plants
  • New species
  • New records
  • Korean peninsula
  • Taxonomy