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Table 2 Some therapeutically used insects with scientific names given in an undivided pre-world war II Korea[5]

From: Ethno-entomological observations from North Korea (officially known as the “Democratic People’s Republic of Korea”)

Order Family Species
Thysanura Lepismatidae Lepisma villosa F.
Odonata Libellulidae Crocothemis servillis Dvury.
  Aeschnidae  
Orthoptera Acrididae Oxya velox F.
  Locustidae Gompsocleis mikado Burr
  Gryllidae Gryllotalpa africana Pal., Gryllodes nitratus Burm.
   Homeogryllus japonicus D.H.
Mantodea Mantidae Tenodera aridifolia Stoll, Hitodula bipapilla Serv.
Homoptera Cicadidae Cryptotympana pustulata F.
Hemiptera Nepidae Laccotrephes flavovenosa Dohrn
  Cimicidae Cimex lectularius L.
Lepidoptera Pyralidae Nephopteryx pirivorella Mats.
   Glyphodes pyloalis Wk.
  Cossidae Cossus vicarious Wk.
  Geometridae Hemirophila atrilineata Butl.
  Limacodidae  
  Noctuidae Mamestra brassicae L., Agrotis ypsilon Rott.
  Bombycidae Bombyx mori L.
  Sphingidae  
  Papilionidae Papilio xuthus L., P. machaon L.
Diptera Muscidae  
  Tabanidae Tabanus tropicus Meig.
Coleoptera Coccinellidae Ptychanatis axiridis Pall.
  Cerambycidae Thyestes gebleri Fala., Apriona rugicollis Chevr.
   Mallambyx japonicus Bat.
  Meloidae Meloe violaceus Mass.
  Scarabaeidae Mimela iueidula Hope.
   Geotrupes purpurascens Westh.
   Bolboceras formosanus Mats.
   Bolboceras nigro plagiatum Wats.
   Xylotrupes dichotomus L.
   Aphodius sp., Gymnopleurus sinuatus F.
  Gyrinidae Dineutes marginatus Sharp.
  Telephoridae  
  Cicindelidae Cicindela chinensis Deg.
  Meloidae Epicanta megalocephala Bobe
Hymenoptera Sphecidae Sphex sp., Ammophila infesta Sm.
  Apidae Apis indica F, var. japonica Rad.
  Vespidae  
  Formicidae Formica rufa L.