Eur. J. Entomol. 106 (3): 441-450, 2009 | DOI: 10.14411/eje.2009.055

Revision of the Iteaphila setosa group (Diptera: Empididae)

Igor V. SHAMSHEV1, Bradley J. SINCLAIR2
1 All-Russian Institute of Plant Protection, Podbelskogo 3, Pushkin, St. Petersburg 189620, Russia; e-mail: shamshev@mail.ru
2 Ottawa Plant & Seed Laboratories - Entomology, Canadian Food Inspection Agency, K.W. Neatby Bldg., C.E.F., 960 Carling Ave., Ottawa, ON, Canada K1A 0C6; e-mail: bradley.sinclair@inspection.gc.ca

Six species are identified in the Iteaphila setosa group [I. arundela sp. n., I. caucasica sp. n., I. italica Loew, 1873, I. kubaniensis sp. n., I. merzi sp. n., I. setosa (Bezzi, 1924)]. This species group is distributed from southern England in the west, through southern Europe and northern Africa, to the Caucasus and Middle Asia (Uzbekistan).

Keywords: Iteaphila, Empidoidea, Empididae, taxonomy, new species, distribution

Received: May 6, 2009; Accepted: June 8, 2009; Published: July 24, 2009

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