Ozerov A.L. 2009. [Review of the family Pallopteridae (Diptera)of the fauna of Russia] // Russian Entomol. J. Vol.18. No.2: 129–146 [in Russian, with English summary].

Zoological Museum, Moscow Lomonosov State University, Bol’shaya Nikitskaya 6, Moscow 103009, Russia. E-mail: ozerov2455@rambler.ru

KEY WORDS: Diptera, Pallopteridae, fauna, Russia.

Abstract. The family Pallopteridae is represented by 3 genera and 22 species in the fauna of Russia. Toxoneura paralia Ozerov, 1993 is a new junior synonym of the Toxoneura usta (Meigen, 1830); Temnosira reducta Merz et Sueyoshi, 2002 is a new junior synonym of the Toxoneura orientana (Kovalev, 1972). Key to genera and species of Russian Pallopteridae and data on distribution are given.

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