Polevoi A.V., Potapova N.K.

New data on the fungus gnats (Diptera: Keroplatidae, Mycetophilidae) of Yakutia with description of three new species

Number: 478, Pages: 1 - 22

New data on the fauna of the fungus gnats families Keroplatidae and Mycetophilidae of Yakutia is given. Thirty six species have been registered, including 20 species new to the region, bringing the total number of Yakut species to 86. Three species are reported for the first time from the Asian part of the Palaearctic region, and one species is new for Russia and Eurasia. Three species, Macrorrhyncha nocticolor sp. n., Docosia fasciculata sp. n. and Pseudexechia endybalensis sp. n. are described from Yakutia. Species diversity in the republic and relative knowledge on the fauna of different regions are briefly discussed.

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