A new species of the genus Dolichopus Latr. (Dolichopodidae, Diptera) from Altai Republic and Mongolia

Keywords: Diptera, Dolichopodidae, Dolichopus, Russian Altai, Mongolia, new species


A new species, Dolichopus ruchini sp. n., from Russian Altai and Mongolia are described. The new species is close to Dolichopus roborovskii Stackelberg, 1930, from which it differs in the morphology of the hypopygium, parallel R4+5 and M1+2 and thickened stigma on the wing. The lectotype of Dolichopus roborovskii is designated.