Shamshev I.V.1, Sinclair B.J.2 2018. Revision of Rhamphomyia species (Diptera: Empididae) described by A.E. Holmgren from Novaya Zemlya Islands // Russian Entomol. J. Vol.27. No.3: 307–314 [in English].

1 Zoological Institute, Russian Academy of Sciences, Universitetskaya nab. 1, St. Petersburg 199034, Russia. E-mail:

2 Canadian National Collection of Insects & Canadian Food Inspection Agency, OPL-Entomology, K.W. Neatby Bldg., C.E.F., 960 Carling Ave., Ottawa, ON, K1A 0C6, Canada E-mail:

doi: 10.15298/rusentj.27.3.13

ABSTRACT. The type material of four species of dance flies of the genus Rhamphomyia Meigen, 1822 collected from Novaya Zemlya Archipelago and Vaygach Island by the Swedish Expedition of A.E. Nordenskiцld to Enisey River (1875) and described by Swedish entomologist A.E. Holmgren are examined: Rhamphomyia (Dasyrhamphomyia) brusewitzii Holmgren, 1880; R. (D.) hovgaardii Holmgren, 1880; R. (Pararhamphomyia) kjellmanii Holmgren, 1880; R. (P.) nordqvistii Holmgren, 1880. Rhamphomyia (Dasyrhamphomyia) brusewitzii Holmgren, 1880, stat.n., is raised from synonymy. Lectotypes are designated and re-descriptions are provided for all four species. The male of R. (P.) kjellmanii is described for the first time.

KEY WORDS. Diptera, Empididae, Rhamphomyia, type specimens, Novaya Zemlya, Palaearctic.

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