Krivosheina M.G.1, Ozerov A.L.2 2019. To the fauna of Risa Becker, 1907 (Diptera: Ephydridae) of Central Asia // Russian Entomol. J. Vol.28. No.2: 192–194 [in English].

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

2 Zoological Museum, Moscow Lomonosov State University, Bol’shaya Nikitskaya 2, Moscow 125009, Russia (ZMUM). E-mail:

doi: 10.15298/rusentj.28.2.14

ABSTRACT. New data on the flies from the genus Risa Becker, 1907 for Central Asia are given. Five species are registered, one of which, Risa flavicoxa sp.n. (Diptera: Ephydridae), is described as new to science. Risa flavipalpis Ozerov, 1984 and Risa longirostris Becker, 1907 are registered in Turkmenistan for the first time. Besides R. flavipalpis is found on the territory of Kazakhstan for the first time. Key to species of Risa of Central Asia is composed.

KEY WORDS: Diptera, Ephydridae, Risa, new species, Central Asia, key.

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