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Additional records of family Dolichopodidae (Diptera: Empidoidea) for the fauna of the Balkan Mountains, Bulgaria

Mihail Kechev https://orcid.org/0000-0002-9852-5184; Blagoy Koychev https://orcid.org/0000-0003-0064-4183

13 March 2023 · volume 45 · (issue 3) · pp. 47–51 · PDF [full text]

Abstract: The paper gives information about 21 dolichopodid species distributed in the Balkan Mountains, Bulgaria. Four of them are newly recorded for the studied region, as for Chrysotus hubenovi described soon, it is the second locality for Bulgaria and for the Palaearctic realm in general. For Dolichopus linearis known also with one locality from Bulgaria this research provides two new ones.

Keywords: Balkan Mountains, Chrysotus hubenovi, Dolichopodidae, fauna, new records

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Kechev M., Koychev B. 2023 Additional records of family Dolichopodidae (Diptera: Empidoidea) for the fauna of the Balkan Mountains, Bulgaria. Historia naturalis bulgarica 45: 47–51.

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