Barkalov A.V., Mutin V.A. 2019. Checklist of the hover-flies (Diptera, Syrphidae) of Russia // Euroasian Entomological Journal. Vol.17 (for 2018). No.6: 466–512 [in English].

Institute of Systematics and Ecology of Animals, Russian Academy of Sciences, Siberian Branch, Frunze Str. 11, Novosibirsk 630091 Russia.

Amur State University of Humanities and Pedagogy, Kirova Str. 17/2, Komsomolsk-na-Amure 681000 Russia.


doi: 10.15298/euroasentj.17.6.12

ABSTRACT. A checklist of 951 hover-fly species in the Russian fauna is compiled. In descending order, the species number in the subfamilies Eristalinae, Syrphinae, Pipizinae and Microdontinae in the fauna of Russia is 565, 314, 63, and 9 correspondingly. While compiling the checklist, the following new synonyms have been established: Sphegina (Sphegina) spheginea (Zetterstedt, 1838) = Sphegina atra Violovitsh, 1980 , syn. nov., Helophilus lapponicus Wahlberg, 1844 = Helophilus limosus Violovitsh, 1977, syn. nov., Brachypalpoides simplex (Shiraki, 1930) = Xylota brunnipes Shiraki, 1968, syn. nov., Criorhina brevipila Loew, 1871 = Criorhina thompsoni Violovitsh, 1982, syn. nov., Melangyna coei Nielsen, 1971 = Melangyna stackelbergi Violovitsh, 1980, syn. nov., Baccha maculata Walker, 1852 = Baccha sachalinica Violovitsh, 1976, syn. nov., Platycheirus perpallidus (Verrall, 1901) = Platycheirus perpallidus paramushiricus Mutin, 1998 syn. nov., Cheilosia gorodkovi Stackelberg, 1963 = Cheilosia kuznetzovae Skufjin, 1977 syn. nov., and Melangyna compositarum (Verrall, 1873) = Syrphus kolomietzi Violovitsh, 1965 syn. nov.

All the literature souces containing descriptions and/or comments on species from the modern territory of Russia are included.

KEY WORDS: list of species, family Syrphidae, fauna, Russia, synonyms, bibliography.

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