Grichanov I.Ya. 2010. Palearctic species of the Medetera senicula species group with description of a new species from Tunisia (Diptera: Dolichopodidae) // Russian Entomol. J. Vol.19. No.1: 71–75 [in English].

All-Russian Institute of Plant Protection, Podbelskogo 3, St.Petersburg–Pushkin 196608, Russia. E-mail:

KEY WORDS: Diptera, Dolichopodidae, Medeterinae, Medetera, Palearctic Region, Tunisia, new species.

ABSTRACT. The Medetera senicula species group in the Palearctic Region is reviewed. It comprises five species including a new species Medetera sfax Grichanov sp.n. from Tunisia. The species is peculiar in its hind leg armature. A check list and revised key to species of this species group are provided.

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