Paramonov N.M.1, Pilipenko V.E.2 2021. New synonym and new records of craneflies (Diptera: Tipuloidea) in China // Russian Entomol. J. Vol.30. No.2: 182–188 [in English].

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

2 Lomonosov Moscow State University, Leninskie Gory, Moscow 119991, Russia.

doi: 10.15298/rusentj.30.2.13

ABSTRACT. Genus Prionocera Loew, 1844 and six species from families Cylindrotomidae, Limoniidae and Tipulidae are newly recorded from China: Phalacrocera replicata (Linnaeus, 1758) (Cylindrotomidae); Austrolimnophila (Austrolimnophila) asiatica (Alexander, 1925), Dicranomyia (Dicranomyia) distendens distendens Lundstrom, 1912 (Limoniidae); Angarotipula rubzovi (Savchenko, 1961); Prionocera pubescens Loew, 1844 and Tipula (Odonatisca) longicauda Matsumura, 1906 (Tipulidae). Tipula (Vestiplex) pallitergata Alexander, 1934 is indicated for the first time for the Chinese province of Heilongjiang. Angarotipula heilongjiangana Yang et Yang, 1995 is a new synonym of Angarotipula rubzovi (Savchenko, 1961). Illustrations of the head, antennae, and terminalia of male and female A. rubzovi are given, as well as the distribution of this species in the Russian Far East.

KEY WORDS: Diptera, Cylindrotomidae, Limoniidae, Tipulidae, new synonym, new records, China, craneflies.

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