Grichanov I.Ya., Ovsyannikova E.I. 2016. First data on Dolichopodidae from Chechnya, Russia (Diptera) // Russian Entomol. J. Vol.25. No.3: 287–291 [in English].

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

KEY WORDS: Diptera, Dolichopodidae, new record, Caucasus, Chechnya.

ABSTRACT. Totally, 46 species (including 4 unidentified morphospecies) of predatory long-legged flies were found in Chechnya, of which 20 species were taken only from the Sernovodsk-Kavkazsky health resort environs (West Chechnya), 19 named and 4 unnamed species were collected only at the mountainous Kezenoyam Lake environs (South-East Chechnya), in addition to three polyzonal species met in both localities.

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