Grichanov I.Ya. 2019. New Afrotropical species of Tenuopus Curran, 1924 (Diptera: Dolichopodidae) // Russian Entomol. J. Vol.28. No.4: 460–463 [in English].

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

doi: 10.15298/rusentj.28.4.15

ABSTRACT: A new material for the Afrotropical genus Tenuopus Curran, 1924 has been recently found and identified. Tenuopus comorensis Grichanov, sp.n. from Comoros and T. birketti Grichanov, sp.n. from Mozambique and South Africa are described and illustrated. New species differ from other representatives of the genus in morphology of male genitalia mainly. A new record is given for the known species, T. kylei Grichanov, 2018. Corrections of the last key to species of Tenuopus are also provided.

KEY WORDS: Diptera, Dolichopodidae, Tenuopodinae, Tenuopus, taxonomy, new species, new record, Tropical Africa.

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