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https://doi.org/10.48027/hnb.43.011

Scuttle flies (Diptera: Phoridae) of Vitosha Mt (Bulgaria)


Mario Langourov https://orcid.org/0000-0001-6756-3420

2 September 2021 · volume 43 · (issue 1) · pp. 1–24 · PDF [full text]

Abstract: Two hundred and one species of the family have been established on the territory of the Vitosha Mt. The genera Gymnoptera, Peromitra, Plectanocnema and Tubicera have been recorded for the first time on the Balkan Peninsula and Menozziola – in Bulgaria. Sixty-nine species are new for the Balkan Peninsula and additional thirty-two – for Bulgaria. On the basis of the established number of species, it can be concluded that Vitosha Mountain is an area with a significant scuttle fly diversity. Some new data are established about flower visiting of some scuttle fly species.

Keywords: Balkan Peninsula, Bulgaria, flower visiting, new data, Phoridae, Vitosha Mt

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Langourov M. 2021 Scuttle flies (Diptera: Phoridae) of Vitosha Mt (Bulgaria). Historia naturalis bulgarica 43: 1–24.

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