Ozerov A.L. 2010. [Flies of the genus Parallelomma Becker in Strobl, 1894 (Diptera, Scathophagidae) of Russia] // Russian Entomol. J. Vol.18 (for 2009). No.4: 309–317 [in Russian, with English summary].

Zoological Museum, Moscow Lomonosov State University, Bol’shaya Nikitskaya 6, Moscow 125009, Russia. E-mail: ozerov2455@rambler.ru

Key words: Diptera, Scathophagidae, Parallelomma, review, Russia, new species.

Abstract. The species of the genus Parallelomma Becker of Russia are reviewed. 4 species are recognized, one of them — Parallelomma caucasicum sp.n. — new for science. Diagnosis of genus Parallelomma and species, recorded in Russia and a key to these species are given. Results of study of type-specimens and to regard to such specimens of the following species: Cordylura vittata Meigen, 1826, Parallelomma media Becker, 1894, Parallelomma paridis Hering, 1923, Chylizosoma sasakawae Hering, 1955 and Chylizosoma hostae Hering, 1955 are considered. It is established that P. hostae is a good species, not synonym of P. vittatum (Meigen). Americina Malloch, 1923 is synonymized with Cordilura Fallén, 1810.

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