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Soo-Jung Suh, New records of Chionaspis armored scales (Hemiptera: Diaspididae) in Korea, Insecta Mundi 0489: 1–5


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Chionaspis acer (Takagi and Kawai) and Chionaspis wistariae Cooley, occurring respectively on Acer

and Wisteria plants, are newly reported in the Korean fauna of armored scales (Hemiptera: Diaspididae). The characters

of these species are briefl y redescribed with illustrative photographs and information on distribution and

hosts. A dichotomous key to species of Chionaspis Signoret in Korea is provided for correct species identifi cation.