Grichanov I.Ya. 2022. Discovery of the genus Griphophanes Grootaert et Meuffels in Cameroon (Diptera: Dolichopodidae) // Russian Entomol. J. Vol.31. No.3: 293–296 [in English].

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

doi: 10.15298/rusentj.31.3.11

ABSTRACT: The mainly Oriental genus Gripho­phanes Grootaert et Meuffels, 1998, is reviewed in the Afrotropical Region. Description of a new species Griphophanes cameroonensis Grichanov sp.n. from Cameroon is provided. The new species differs from other representatives of the genus in morphology of male genitalia mainly. A key to species of Afrotropical Griphophanes is compiled.

KEY WORDS: Diptera, Dolichopodidae, Peloropeodinae, Griphophanes, taxonomy, new species, key, Tropical Africa.

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