Grichanov I.Ya. 2016. A new peculiar species of Dolichopus from Yunnan Province of China (Diptera: Dolichopodidae) // Russian Entomol. J. Vol.25. No.2: 177–180 [in English].

All-Russian Institute of Plant Protection, Podbelskiy roadway 3, St. Petersburg, Pushkin 196608, Russia. E-mail:

KEY WORDS: Diptera, Dolichopodidae, Dolichopus, new species, Oriental Region, China.

ABSTRACT. A new long-legged fly species Dolichopus kechevi sp.n. from China is described and illustrated. The new species appears to be quite distinct in having fifth segment of all tarsi flattened dorsoventrally, bearing long setae laterally. A key to Oriental species of Dolichopus is presented.

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