Six New and Four Unrecorded Species of Tanytarsini (Diptera, Chironomidae, Chironominae) Found in Korea
Han-Il Ree ; Kyoung Yong Jeong ; Sung Hyun Nam
Korean Society of Systematic Zoology, Vol.27(3) : 246~261, 2011
Korean Society of Systematic Zoology
Adult chironomid collections were carried out near Namdae stream located at Jeollabuk-do, Muju-gun, Mujueup, Dangsan-ri in 2008 and 2009. Among 21 species of the tribe Tanytarsini identified from Muju collections, six new species (Cladotanytarsus neovanderwulpi, Paratanytarsus paramikesecumdus, Rheotanytarsus parapentapodus, Rheotanytarsus sungili, Tanytarsus neotamaoctavus, and Tanytarsus synyunosecundus) and four previously unrecorded species (Cladotanytarsus vanderwulpi, Paratanytarsus inopertus, Tanytarsus tamagotoi, and Tanytarsus uresiacutus) were confirmed. They are fully described with illustrations. As a result of this report, the Korean fauna of Tanytarsini consists of 37 species, 6 genera. In total, 128 species, 52 genera, 5 subfamilies of the family Chironomidae are listed in Korea.