Three new species of Diaphorus Meigen (Diptera: Dolichopodidae) from Tibet

Zootaxa. 2015 Apr 9;3946(2):233-40. doi: 10.11646/zootaxa.3946.2.5.


The species of Diaphorus Meigen from Tibet are reviewed. Previously only one species, Diaphorus xizangensis Yang & Grootaert, was known to occur in Tibet. The following three species are described as new to science: Diaphorus baheensis sp. nov., Diaphorus longrenensis sp. nov. and Diaphorus nigripedus sp. nov. Diaphorus anatoli Negrobov is recorded from Tibet for the first time. A key to the species of Diaphorus from Tibet and the Himalayan area is presented.

MeSH terms

  • Animals
  • Diptera / anatomy & histology*
  • Diptera / classification*
  • Female
  • Male
  • Species Specificity
  • Tibet