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2. The Empidoidea (Diptera) of the Utrish Nature Reserve, Russia


The Empidoidea (Diptera) of the Utrish Nature Reserve, Russia

Fig. 1. Map of the North-East Mediterranean, with inset showing the Utrish State

Nature Reserve borders.


Fig. 2. Habitat at the Black sea coast (27.iii.2014)


Semen Yu. Kustov, Igor Ya. Grichanov and Anastasiya A. Getman



Fig. 3. Steppe landscape at the Raevskii Polygon area (28.iv.2014)


Fig. 4. Habitat at top of the Schel Bazovaya crevice (25.v.2013)


The Empidoidea (Diptera) of the Utrish Nature Reserve, Russia

Fig. 5A Malaise trap at the Dolgaya Niva tract (28.iv.2014)


Fig. 6. A Malaise trap in the pistachio-juniper forest (28.iv.2014)


Fig. 7. Habitat at top of the Schel Vodopadnaya crevice (29.iv.2014)


Fig. 8. Habitat at a stream in the Schel Mokraya crevice (5.vi.2013)


Fig. 9. Habitat at the Sukhoi Liman lake (26.v.2013)



Syntormon pumilus (Meigen, 1824)
Material: 1♀, lake Sukhoi Liman, 3.vii.2014 [ethyl alcohol]; 1♀, same locality, 44º45”N, 37º27”E, 26.iii.2014.
Distribution: Europe: Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Great Britain, ?Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Norway, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, ?Slovenia, Sweden, Spain (Canary Is.), UK, Ukraine (Kherson, Odessa), Russia
(Kaluga, Karelia, Kursk, Leningrad, Lipetsk, Moscow, Murmansk, Pskov, Stavropol, Vologda, Voronezh Regions). Asia: Afghanistan, ?Israel, “Middle Asia”, Russia (Astrakhan, Novosibirsk, Yakutia), Turkey. Caucasus: Armenia, Russia (Kabardino-Balkaria, Krasnodar Territory). Africa: Egypt, Morocco, Tunisia. The species is not rare in the North-West Caucasus.

Systenus scholtzi (Loew, 1850)
Material: 1♀, lake Sukhoi Liman, 29.v.2014 [ethyl alcohol].
Distribution: Europe: Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Romania, Spain, Sweden, Slovakia, UK, Russia (Crimea). Asia: Tajikistan, Turkmenistan. Caucasus: Russia (Krasnodar Territory). The species is rare in the North-West Caucasus.

Teuchophorus monacanthus Loew, 1859
Material: 5♂, 3♀, tract Dolgaya Niva, 17.vi.2014, 14.viii.2014, 28.viii.2014, 17.ix.2014; 3♂, 5♀, Schel Vodopadnaya, 30.v.2014, 18.vi.2014 and 2.vii.2014.
Distribution: Europe: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece incl. Crete, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Romania, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, UK, Russia (Leningrad, Lipetsk, Murmansk,
Stavropol, Voronezh Territories). Asia: Iraq, Israel, Turkey (Antalya, Artvin, Muğla), “Middle Asia”. Caucasus: Russia (Adygea,
Kabardino-Balkaria, Krasnodar Territory), Azerbaijan, Georgia. North-West Caucasus – everywhere.

Xanthochlorus luridus Negrobov, 1978
Material: 1♂, Lake Sukhoi Liman, 340 m, 44º45’26”N, 37º27’36”E, 24-
26.v.2013.
Distribution: Caucasus: Abkhazia, Russia (Adygea, Karachay-Cherkessia, Krasnodar Territory, North Ossetia). North-West Caucasus – foothills.

Remarks: The species is an endemic of the Caucasian mountains. The Utrish Reserve is the westernmost collection point. 

Acknowledgements

We are grateful to the staff of the Utrish Nature Reserve for comprehensive assistance during the field work on their territory. S.Yu. Kustov and A.A. Getman thank Dr. I.V. Shamshev (Saint Petersburg, Russia) for assistance in the study of aquatic Empididae in the Caucasus. The work of I.Ya. Grichanov was partly supported by the grant of the Russian Foundation for Basic Research N 14-04-00264-a (Voronezh, Russia). Finally, we thank the reviewers Dr. Patrick Grootaert (Brussels, Belgium) and Dr. Mihail Kechev (Plovdiv, Bulgaria) for their valuable comments on earlier drafts of the manuscript.



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