Ozerov A.L.1, Krivosheina M.G.2 2014. A review of species of the genera Bostrichopyga Becker, 1894 and Paracosmetopus Hackman, 1956 (Diptera: Scathophagidae) // Russian Entomol. J. Vol.23. No.1: 85–90 [in English].
1 Zoological Museum, Moscow Lomonosov State University, Bol’shaya Nikitskaya 6, Moscow 125009, Russia. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
2 A.N. Severtzov Institute of Ecology and Evolution, Russian Academy of Sciences, 119071 Moscow, Russia. E-mail: email@example.com
KEY WORDS: Diptera, Scathophagidae, Bostrichopyga, Paracosmetopus, new synonym.
ABSTRACT. Flies of the genera Bostrichopyga Becker, 1894 and Paracosmetopus Hackman, 1956 are reviewed. Genera diagnosis and redescriptions of species of both genera are given. Bostrichopyga borealis Hendel, 1903 is synonymised with Bostrichopyga crassipes (Zetterstedt, 1838). Description of female of P. helleni and photos of abdominal sternites and genitalia for B. borealis are given for the first time.