Shamshev I.V. 2017. First record of dance flies of the subgenus Anacrostichus Bezzi (Diptera: Empididae) from the Caucasus, with description of a new species // Russian Entomol. J. Vol.26. No.3: 269–274 [in English].

Zoological Institute, Russian Academy of Sciences, Universitetskaya nab. 1, St. Petersburg 199034, Russia. E-mail:

KEY WORDS. Diptera, Empididae, Empis, Anacrostichus, new species, Caucasus, Palaearctic.

ABSTRACT. The subgenus Anacrostichus Bezzi, 1909 (Diptera: Empididae) is found from the Caucasus for the first time where it is represented by the single species, Empis (Anacrostichus) kustovi sp.n. (Georgia, Russia). A key to all European species of Anacrostichus is provided for the first time.

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