Taxonomic review of the genus Asthena Hübner (Lepidoptera: Geometridae) in Korea
Version of Record online: 9 APR 2012
© 2012 The Author. Entomological Research © 2012 The Entomological Society of Korea and Blackwell Publishing Asia Pty Ltd
Volume 42, Issue 3, pages 151–157, May 2012
How to Cite
CHOI, S.-W. (2012), Taxonomic review of the genus Asthena Hübner (Lepidoptera: Geometridae) in Korea. Entomological Research, 42: 151–157. doi: 10.1111/j.1748-5967.2012.00450.x
- Issue online: 15 MAY 2012
- Version of Record online: 9 APR 2012
- Received 11 January 2012; accepted 13 March 2012.
The larentiine genus, Asthena Hübner of Korea, is reviewed. Six species of Asthena are recognized from Korea: Asthena amurensis (Staudinger), Asthena nymphaeata (Staudinger), Asthena anseraria corculina Butler, Asthena ochrifasciaria Leech, Asthena octomacularia Leech and Asthena undulata (Wileman). Among them, Asthena octomacularia Leech is reported for the first time in Korea. A key for the genus is provided with descriptions of adults, male and female genitalia.