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Type: Article
Published: 2009-12-22
Page range: 111–114
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New records for Limoniidae and Pediciidae (Diptera) from the Caucasus, Russia

Laboratory of Invertebrate Diversity, Institute of Ecology of Mountain Territories of Kabardino-Balkarian Scientific Centre of Russian Academy of Science, Innesi Armand str., 37 “A”, Nalchik. 360051, Russia
Limoniidae Pediciidae new for Russia and the Caucasus


Ormosia (Ormosia) hederae (Curtis, 1835) (Limoniidae) and Dicranota (Paradicranota) minuta Lackschewitz, 1940 (Pediciidae) are new for Russia. The first species is new for the North Caucasus, the second one and  Dicranomyia (Idiopyga) halterella Edwards, 1921 (Limoniidae) are new to the Caucasus. The material was collected in the Rtsyvashki valley (the Central Caucasus). Data on species ecology were presented.