Shamshev I.V. 2022. First record of the genus Anomalempis Melander (Diptera: Empidoidea: Brachystomatidae) from the Palaearctic region (Russia) // Russian Entomol. J. Vol.31. No.1: 76–79 [in English].

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

doi: 10.15298/rusentj.31.1.15

ABSTRACT. A new species of the genus Anomalempis Melander, 1928 (Diptera: Empidoidea: Brachystomatidae) is described from Yakutia (Russia) — A. yakutica Shamshev sp.n. One more possible new species from Eastern Siberia (Krasnoyarskiy Territory?) was retained as unnamed due to insufficient material. Up to now, Anomalempis was known only from two western North America species and it is recorded herein for the first time from the Palaearctic region.

KEY WORDS. Diptera, Empidoidea, Brachystomatidae, Anomalempis, new species, Russia.

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