Shamshev I.V. 2023. Dance flies (Diptera: Empididae) in A.P. Fedtschenko’s Collection from Turkestan: Empis negrobovi species group // Russian Entomol. J. Vol.32. No.1: 89–93 [in English].

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

doi: 10.15298/rusentj.32.1.11

ABSTRACT. A part of material on dance flies of the genus Empis Linnaeus (Diptera: Empididae) from the collection taken by A.P. Fedtschenko in Middle Asia (1869–1871) was examined. A new species of the E. negrobovi species group  is described: E. jiptykiensis sp.n. (Kyrgyzstan). The female of E. rohdendorfi Shamshev, 2001 (Uzbekistan) is described for the first time.

KEY WORDS. Diptera, Empididae, new species, A.P. Fedtschenko, Middle Asia.

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