Center for Systematic Entomology, Gainesville, Florida


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Insecta Mundi 0295: 1-8.


Published in 2013 by Center for Systematic Entomology, Inc. P. O. Box 141874 Gainesville, FL 32614-1874 USA. Copyright held by the author(s). This is an open access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons, Attribution Non-Commercial License.


Aulacaspis difficilis (Cockerell) and Aulacaspis latissima (Cockerell), occurring on Elaeagnus glabra Thunb. and Distylium racemosum Siebold and Zucc. (Elaeagnaceae), are newly recorded in the Korean fauna of armored scales (Hemiptera: Diaspididae). The characters of these species are here redescribed with illustrative photographs and information on distribution and hosts. Also a key to species of Aulacaspis Cockerell is provided for correct species identification.