Ozerov A.L.1, Krivosheina M.G.2 2018. A review of the genus Acanthocnema Becker, 1894 (Diptera: Scathophagidae) of Russia // Russian Entomol. J. Vol.27. No.1: 93–100 [in English].

1 Zoological Museum, Moscow Lomonosov State University, Bol’shaya Nikitskaya 2, Moscow 125009, Russia. E-mail: ozerov2455@rambler.ru

2 A.N. Severtsov Institute of Ecology and Evolution, Russian Academy of Sciences, Leninsky prospect, 33, 119071 Moscow, Russia. E-mail: dipteramarina@rambler.ru

doi: 10.15298/rusentj.27.1.13

KEY WORDS: Diptera, Scathophagidae, Acanthocnema, new species, Russia.

ABSTRACT. Flies of the genus Acanthocnema Becker, 1894 of Russia, which includes 4 species, are reviewed. Generic and species descriptions and key for determination of species are given, and data on distributions are summarized. Two species, Acanthocnema altaica sp.n. and Acanthocnema proboscidea sp.n., both from Altai, are described as new to science. Acantho-cnema latipennis Becker, 1894 is registered in Russia for the first time.

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