Taxonomy of the genus Scathophaga Meigen (Diptera: Scathophagidae) in Korea

Sang Jae Suh, Yong Jung Kwon, Tae Ho Jo

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Three species of the genus Scathophaga - S. mellipes (Coquillet), S. scybalaria (Linnaeus) and S. stercoraria (Linnaeus) - are treated in this study. Of these, S. scybalaria (Linnaeus) is reported for the first time from Korea. A key to the Korean species, their domestic localities and some illustrations are given.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)290-293
Number of pages4
JournalEntomological Research
Issue number4
StatePublished - Dec 2007


  • Korea
  • Scathophaga
  • Scathophagidae
  • Systematics


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