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https://doi.org/10.48027/hnb.46.011

Some winter active flies from snow and caves of Vârghiș, Romania


Olavi Kurina https://orcid.org/0000-0002-4858-4629; Anna Dénes https://orcid.org/0000-0002-8169-6016; Libor Dvořák https://orcid.org/0000-0002-4712-3679; Kateřina Dvořáková https://orcid.org/0000-0002-1815-488X; Jozef Oboňa https://orcid.org/0000-0002-1185-658X; Jindřich Roháček https://orcid.org/0000-0003-3311-2087; Peter Manko https://orcid.org/0000-0003-1862-9117

2 January 2024 · volume 46 · (issue 1) · pp. 1–10 · PDF [full text]

Abstract: This paper attempts to fill the gaps in knowledge about the biodiversity of some winter-active fly families from snowfields and caves in Vârghiș, Romania. A total of 15 fly species were recorded from caves and 9 species from snowfields. Exechiopsis (Exechiopsis) pseudindecisa Lastovka et Matile, 1974 and Rymosia placida Winnertz, 1863 from caves and Mycetophila mitis (Johannsen, 1912) (all Mycetophilidae) from snow represent the first records for Romania. Habitus photographs of these three species are provided.

Keywords: biodiversity, Bolitophilidae, Culicidae, faunistics, Heleomyzidae, Mycetophilidae, Sphaeroceridae, Trichoceridae

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Kurina O., Dénes A., Dvořák L., Dvořáková K., Oboňa J., Roháček J., Manko P. 2024 Some winter active flies from snow and caves of Vârghiș, Romania. Historia naturalis bulgarica 46: 1–10.

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