Shamshev I.V. 2022. New and little-known species of dance flies the subgenus Euempis Frey (Diptera: Empididae) from Morocco and Spain // Russian Entomol. J. Vol.31. No.4: 426–431 [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.31.4.14

ABSTRACT. A new species of the subgenus Euempis Frey, 1953 of the genus Empis Linnaeus, 1758 (Diptera: Empididae) is described from Morocco (Azrou/Ifrane area): Empis (Euempis) azrouensis sp.n. The subgenus is recorded from Morocco for the first time. In addition, Empis (Euempis) mikii Strobl, 1899 and  E. (E.) pilicornis Loew, 1867 known only from Spain are discussed. Empis (Euempis) pilicornis remains known after the holotype only, its redescription is provided.

KEY WORDS. Diptera, Empididae, Empis, new species, Morocco, Spain.

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