Litovkin S.V.1, Ivanov S.N.2 2021. First record of riffle beetle Graphelmis shirahatai (Nomura, 1958) (Coleoptera, Elmidae) for Russia // Euroasian Entomological Journal. Vol.20. No.6: 351–352 [in English].

1 Russian Entomological Society, Samara 443000 Russia. E-mail:

2 Vladivostok 690000 Russia. E-mail:

doi: 10.15298/euroasentj.20.6.11

ABSTRACT. The genus Graphelmis Deleve, 1968, based on the species G. shirahatai (Nomura, 1958) from the southern part of Primorsky Krai, is recorded for the first time from Russia. Illustrations of external appearance, male genitalia and shape of metatibial spurs demonstrating sexual dimorphism are provided.

KEY WORDS: Elmidae, Graphelmis, Russia, Primorsky Krai, faunistic.

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