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Published: 2016-06-30

Metalimnobia crane flies (Diptera: Limoniidae) from Korea

Department of Zoology of Vilnius University, Sauletekio str. 7 and Nature Research Centre, Akademijos str. 2, LT-08412 Vilnius, Lithuania
Division of Biological and Genetic Resources Utilization, National Institute of Biological Resources, Incheon 404-708, Korea
Diptera taxonomy North Korea South Korea new species


Korean species of the crane fly genus Metalimnobia Matsumura, 1911 (Diptera: Limoniidae), are taxonomically revised. Metalimnobia (Metalimnobia) channpayna new species, is described and figured, M. (M.) bifasciata (Schrank, 1781), M. (M.) quadrinotata (Meigen, 1818) and M. (M.) zetterstedti (Tjeder, 1968) are listed for the first time in Korea, new information for previously known species, M. (M.) quadrimaculata (Linnaeus, 1760) is added. Identification key for all Korean Metalimnobia species is given. Wings, male and female terminalia are illustrated for all species.



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How to Cite

PODENAS, S., & BYUN, H.-W. (2016). <em>Metalimnobia</em> crane flies (Diptera: Limoniidae) from Korea. Zootaxa, 4132(3), 330–346.