Gavryushin D.I. 2012. Rhipidia Meigen, 1818 (Diptera: Limoniidae): a new species from India and a new record for the Palaearctic region // Russian Entomol. J. Vol.21. No.1: 101–106 [in English].

Zoological Museum, Moscow Lomonosov State University, Bol’shaya Nikitskaya 6, Moscow 125009 Russia. E-mail:

KEY WORDS: Diptera, Limoniidae, Rhipidia, India, Canary Islands, taxonomy, description, new species, new record.

ABSTRACT. A new species of Rhipidia Meigen, 1818 is described from India. Description of male, illustrations of male genitalia, wing, and other structures are provided. Rhipidia schwarzi Alexander, 1912 is recorded from the Palaearctic region (Canary Isands) for the first time. Male genitalia are described and illustrated.

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