Zoological Studies

Vol. 57, 2018

(update: 2018.04.10; 04.23) 

The Mesocallis Matsumura (Hemiptera: Aphididae) of the Korean Peninsula with Descriptions of Two New Species

Ngan Kee Ng1, Tohru Naruse2, and Hsi-Te Shih3,*


1Laboratory of Insect Biosystematics, Department of Agricultural Biotechnology, Research Institute of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Seoul National University, Seoul 08826, Republic of Korea. E-mail: yleeii@snu.ac.kr (Lee)
2Department of Zoology, Faculty of Biology and Environmental Protection, University of Silesia in Katowice, Bankowa 9, 40-007 Katowice, Poland. E-mail: Mariusz.kanturski@us.edu.pl

(Received 9 November 2017; Accepted 18 March 2018; Communicated by Chiun-Cheng Ko)

Yerim Lee, Mariusz Kanturski, and Seunghwan Lee (2018) This study reviewed the aphid genus Mesocallis from the Korean peninsula. A total of five species are recognized using morphological and molecular evidence, including two new species, Mesocallis (Mesocallis) carpinicola sp. nov. and M. (Paratinocallis) occulta sp. nov., one newly recorded species, M. (M.) pteleae Matsumura, 1919, and the two species M. (M.) sawashibae (Matsumura, 1917) and M. (P.) corylicola (Higuchi, 1972). Species description, illustrations and distributional and biological data were provided for all Korean Mesocallis species along with a pictorial key. Pairwise distances, a neighbor-joining tree and a median-joining network are also given.

Key words: Aphids, Biodiversity, Calaphidinae, COI, New record, Panaphidini.

*Correspondence: E-mail: seung@snu.ac.kr

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