Korean Species of the Coastal Genus Adota and a Key to the Known Species (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae: Aleocharinae)

Seung-Gyu Lee, In-Seong Yoo, Kee-Jeong Ahn


A taxonomic study of the genus Adota Casey in Korea is presented. Four species are recognized, 2 of which are newly described (A. koreana sp. nov. and A. minuta sp. nov.). Adota ushio (Sawada) is newly added to the Korean fauna. A key to the known species, descriptions, habitus photographs, and line drawings of diagnostic characters are provided.

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