OJAS  Vol.4 No.3 , June 2014
Two Gnaphosid Spiders (Araneae: Gnaphosidae) New to Korean Spider Fauna
Abstract: Drassyllus yaginumai Kamura, 1987 and Zelotes tortuosus Kamura, 1987 belonging to Gnaphosidae were captured by pitfall trap in maize and soybean fields during the survey of arthropod fauna of agricultural ecosystem in Korea. Present work describes these 2 species with illustrations of taxonomic characters.
Cite this paper: Lee, S. , Kim, S. , Lee, J. , Yoo, J. , Jung, J. and Lim, J. (2014) Two Gnaphosid Spiders (Araneae: Gnaphosidae) New to Korean Spider Fauna. Open Journal of Animal Sciences, 4, 139-143. doi: 10.4236/ojas.2014.43018.

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