Where am I? > Home > Articles > Volume 46
Research article


Long-legged flies (Diptera: Empidoidea: Dolichopodidae) from Vitosha Mountain, Bulgaria: first contribution and overview

Mihail Kechev https://orcid.org/0000-0002-9852-5184; Gergana Zaemdzhikova https://orcid.org/0000-0002-0694-4331; Blagoy Koychev https://orcid.org/0000-0003-0064-4183

2 May 2024 · volume 46 · (issue 5) · pp. 119–125 · PDF [full text]

Abstract: The paper gives information about 41 dolichopodid species established in Vitosha Mountain. Twenty-one species are newly recorded for the studied area, and one of them, Thrypticus divisus, is new to the fauna of Bulgaria.

Keywords: Bulgaria, Dolichopodidae, new records, Vitosha Mountain

References [16]

Beschovski V. 2012 Two genera of long-legged flies (Diptera: Dolichopodidae) new for the fauna of Bulgaria. Zoonotes 29: 1–2.
Beschovski V. 2013 Dolichopus species (Diptera: Dolichopodidae) in the Entomological Collection of the Institute of Biodiversity and Ecosystem Research at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences. Zoonotes 38: 1–4.
d’Assis Fonseca E.C.M. 1978 Diptera, Orthorrhapha, Brachycera, Dolichopodidae. Handbooks for the Identification of British Insects. Royal Entomological Society of London, London, 90 pp.
Doychev D., Kechev M., Todorov I., Mirchev P., Bencheva S., Georgiev G. 2016 New entomophagous enemies of Ips typographus (Linnaeus, 1758) (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) from Bulgaria. Acta Zoologica Bulgarica 68 (1): 131–134.
Grichanov I. 2007 A checklist and keys to Dolichopodidae (Diptera) of the Caucasus and East Mediterranean. VIZR RAAS (Plant Protection News Supplement), St Petersburg, 160 pp.
Grichanov I.Y. 2023 A new species of Thrypticus Gerstaecker, 1864 and new records of Dolichopodidae (Diptera) from Turkey. Journal of Insects Biodiversity 44 (2): 041–050. https://doi.org/10.12976/jib/2023.44.2.2
Hubenov Z. 1990 Physicogeographical characteristic of Vitosha. In: Fauna of Southwestern Bulgaria. Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Sofia 3: 7-18.
Kechev M. 2021 Data on the distribution of Dolichopodidae (Diptera: Empidoidea) in Bulgaria, with first records for the country. Historia naturalis bulgarica 42: 95–102. https://doi.org/10.48027/hnb.42.131
Kechev M., Koychev B. 2021 Long-legged flies (Diptera: Empidoidea: Dolichopodidae) from the Balkan Mountains, Bulgaria, with first records for the Balkan Peninsula. Historia naturalis bulgarica 43 (4): 43–49. https://doi.org/10.48027/hnb.43.041
Kechev M., Belilov S., Georgiev G. 2022 Two predatory Medetera (Diptera: Dolichopodidae) species associated with Ips acuminatus (Gyllenhal) (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) in Bulgaria. Historia naturalis bulgarica 44: 63–67. https://doi.org/10.48027/hnb.44.081
Kechev M., Naglis S., Negrobov O.P. 2022 A new species Chrysotus hubenovi and new data on the family Dolichopodidae (Diptera) of Bulgaria. Zoosystematica Rossica 31 (1): 27–41. https://doi.org/10.31610/zsr/2022.31.1.27
Kechev M., Negrobov O., Grichanov I. 2014 Diversity of Long-Legged Flies (Diptera: Dolichopodidae) along the Banks of the Omurovska River (Bulgaria), with the description of a new species of the genus Teuchophorus Loew. Acta zoologica bulgarica 66 (3): 317-323.
Negrobov O., Naglis S. 2020 Two new species of Thrypticus Gerstäcker from Turkey (Diptera, Dolichopodidae), with checklist and key to Palaearctic species. Zootaxa 4858 (1): 111–125.
Negrobov O., Stackelberg A. 1969 Dolichopodidae. In: Stackelberg A., Narchuk E. (eds) Opredelitel nasekomyh Evropejskoj chasti SSSR., T. 5, Ch. 1: Dvukrylye, blokhi. Nauka, Leningrad, 670–752. (In Russian)
Parent O. 1938 Diptères Dolichopodidés. Faune de France 35: 1–720.
Strobl G. 1900 Dipterenfauna von Bosnien, Hercegovina und Dalmatien. Wissenschaftliche Mitteilungen aus Bosnien und der Hercegovina 7: 552–670.

— views: 333 (updated daily)

Cite as

Kechev M., Zaemdzhikova G., Koychev B. 2024 Long-legged flies (Diptera: Empidoidea: Dolichopodidae) from Vitosha Mountain, Bulgaria: first contribution and overview. Historia naturalis bulgarica 46: 119–125.

Export: BibTeX EndNote RefMan · JATS metadata

Open access
All journal content is available for free under the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License (CC BY 4.0).