Papp L.1, Krivosheina M.G.2 2010. Description of a new species of Hesperinus Walker, 1848 from the North Caucasus (Diptera: Hesperinidae) // Russian Entomol. J. Vol.18 (for 2009). No.4: 293–297 [in English].

1 Department of Zoology, Hungarian Natural History Museum and Animal Ecology Research Group of the HAS, Baross utca 13, H-1088 Budapest Hungary. E-mail:

2 A.N. Severtzov Institute of Ecology and Evolution, Russian Academy of Sciences, 119071 Moscow Russia. E-mail:

KEY WORDS: Hesperinidae, Hesperinus, new species, North Caucasus, Palaearctic Region.

ABSTRACT. A third European species in the family Hesperinidae, Hesperinus ninae sp. n. from the North Caucasus (Krasnaya Polyana), Russia is described. The new species differs in shorter and broader first flagellomere and structure of male postabdomen and genitalia with projecting gonostylar lobe.

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