Krivosheina M.G. 2013. Dryxella mathisi – a new genus and species of shore flies (Diptera: Ephydridae) from India // Russian Entomol. J. Vol.22. No.1: 77–80 [in English].

A.N. Severtsov Institute of Ecology and Evolution, Russian Academy of Sciences, 119071 Moscow, Russia. E-mail:

KEY WORDS: Diptera, Ephydridae, new genus, new species, India.

ABSTRACT. A new genus – Dryxella  gen.n. is described from India. The genus is close to the genus Dryxo Robineau-Desvoidy, 1830, differing from it by maculate wings, tuberculate scutellum, katepistrnum lacking a row of slender setae near dorsal margin, reduced setae of frons and arista bearing 9 rays. The new species – Dryxella mathisi sp.n. is described. The species is characterized by the pattern of coloration on abdominal segments and bilobate surstyli. Holotype and paratypes of the new species are deposited in Zoological Museum, Moscow State Universirty (ZMUM).

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