Nartshuk E.P., Matyukhin A.V., Shokhrin V.P., Markovets M.Yu.

New records of ornithophilous louse-flies (Diptera: Hippoboscidae: Ornithomyinae) from the Russian Far East

Number: 384, Pages: 15 - 20

Two parasitic louse flies (Diptera: Hippoboscidae), polyxenous Ornithoica exilis (Walker, 1861) known earlier in Oriental and Australia Regions, Japan (Honshu, Ryukyu Islands) and oligoxenous  Ornithomya comosa (Austin, 1930) known earlier from the Oriental Region and Asian part of the Palearctic Region (Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, West Siberia of Russia, Japan), are recorded from the Russian Far East (Primorsky krai) the first time. Keys to the Far Eastern species of the genera Ornithoica Rondani, 1878 and Ornithomya Latreille, 1802 are given also.

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