Six new species of the genus Empis (Diptera: Empididae) from the Altai Mountains of Russia

I.V. Shamshev

Abstract. Six new species of dance flies of the genus Empis (Diptera, Empididae) are described from the Altai Mountains of Russia: Empis (Polyblepharis) altaica sp. nov. (Republic of Altai, Altai Territory), E. (P.) seminskiensis sp. nov. (Republic of Altai), E. (P.) turalae sp. nov. (Republic of Altai), E. (P.) yakovlevi sp. nov. (Republic of Altai), E. barkalovi sp. nov. (Republic of Altai), and E. shebalinensis sp. nov. (Republic of Altai, Altai Territory). A key to species of Empis (Polyblepharis) of the Altai region of Russia is provided.
Key words: dance flies, Russia, Altai, Diptera, Empididae, Empis, new species

Zoosystematica Rossica, 2019, 28(1): 24–41  ▪  Published online 18 April 2019


https://doi.org/10.31610/zsr/2019.28.1.24  ▪  Open full article  

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