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Published: 2020-07-20

Description of a new Eucoryphus species from the island of Corsica, France (Diptera: Dolichopodidae, Hydrophorinae)

Leibniz Centre for Agricultural Landscape Research (ZALF), Research Area 2 „Land Use and Governance“, Eberswalder Straße 84, D-15374 Müncheberg​, Germany.
Zentralmagazin Naturwissenschaftlicher Sammlungen, Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg, Domplatz 4, D-06108 Halle (Saale), Germany.
Research Institute for Nature and Forest (INBO), Herman Teirlinckgebouw, Havenlaan 88 bus 73, B-1000 Brussels, Belgium Entomology Unit, Royal Belgian Institute for Natural Sciences (RBINS), Vautierstraat 29, B-1000 Brussels, Belgium
Diptera Dolichopodidae long-legged flies Eucoryphus new species Europe Corsica Palaearctic montane to alpine zone endemism


Eucoryphus Mik is a Palaearctic genus of Dolichopodidae, previously with two described species confined to the montane and alpine zones of the European Alps. This paper describes a third species, Eucoryphus piscariviverus sp. nov., discovered in the mountains of southern Corsica. The systematic position of the genus Eucoryphus and the ecology of its species are discussed in detail and a key to males of the three species is provided.



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How to Cite

PUSCH, M. H., STARK, A., & POLLET, M. (2020). Description of a new <em>Eucoryphus</em> species from the island of Corsica, France (Diptera: Dolichopodidae, Hydrophorinae). Zootaxa, 4816(4), 527–540.