Sinchuk O.V., Roginsky A.S, Buga S.V. 2019. [The first record of Obolodiplosis robiniae (Haldeman, 1847) (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae) from Bryansk area of Russia] // Euroasian Entomological Journal. Vol.17 (for 2018). No.6: 401–402 [in Russian, with English summary].
Belarusian State University, Department of Biology, Nezavisimosti Avenue, 4 Minsk 220030 Belarus.
ABSTRACT. In 2015 black locust gall midge (Obolodiplosis robiniae (Haldeman, 1847); Diptera: Cecidomyiidae) has been registered for the first time from Bryansk area of Russian Federation in green plantings of Novozybkov. Currently this invasive species of North American origin actively spreads in Eurasia. Dynamics of the invider’s distribution in Palaearctic is shortly reviewed. This registration means the appearance of the third fragment of the secondary area of O. robiniae in Russia.
KEY WORDS: Obolodiplosis robiniae, alien species, Bryansk area.