Ozerov A.L.1*, Krivosheina M.G.2 2024. A new species of Scatomyza Fallén, 1810 (Diptera: Scathophagidae) from Ethiopia // Russian Entomol. J. Vol.33. No.1: 136–138 [in English].

1 Zoological Museum, Moscow Lomonosov State University, Bol’shaya Nikitskaya 2, Moscow 125009 Russia. E-mail: ozerov2455@rambler.ru

2 A.N. Severtsov Institute of Ecology and Evolution, Russian Academy of Sciences, Leninsky prospect, 33, Moscow 119071 Russia. E-mail: dipteramarina@rambler.ru

* corresponding author

doi: 10.15298/rusentj.33.1.14

ABSTRACT. A new species, Scatomyza gobaensis sp.n. (Diptera: Scathophagidae), is described and illustrated based on specimen from Ethiopia. Characteristics for the differentiation of the new species from related species are given. The genus Scatomyza is firstly registered in Afrotropical Region.

KEY WORDS: Diptera, Scathophagidae, Scatomyza, new species, first record, Afrotropical Region, Goba, Ethiopia.

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