Genus Euhybus (Diptera: Empididae) newly found in Shaanxi Province with description of a new species

  • Xiaoyan Liu Department of Entomology, College of Agronomy and Biotechnology, China Agricultural University, Beijing 100193, China Hubei Insect Resources Utilization and Sustainable Pest Management Key Laboratory, College of Plant Science and Technology, Huazhong Agricultural University, Wuhan 430070, China
  • Mengqing Wang Department of Entomology, College of Agronomy and Biotechnology, China Agricultural University, Beijing 100193, China Institute of Plant Protection, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Beijing 100081, China
  • Ding Yang Department of Entomology, College of Agronomy and Biotechnology, China Agricultural University, Beijing 100193, China
Keywords: dance fly, Euhybus qinlingensis, Shaanxi

Abstract

The genus Euhybus has only 6 known species in the Oriental Region, which are distributed in Guangdong and Taiwan of south China and in southern Tibet of southwestern China. Here this genus is reported in Shaanxi Province of Northwest China for the first time. One species, Euhybus qinlingensis sp. nov., is described as new to science. A key to the known species in China is provided.

 

El género Euhybus tiene sólo 6 especies conocidas en la Región Oriental, que se distribuyen en Guangdong y Taiwan al sur de China y en el sur del Tíbet al sudoeste de China. Aquí este género se reporta por primera vez para la provincia de Shaanxi al noroeste de China. Se describe Euhybus qinlingensis sp. nov., como nueva especie para la ciencia. Se presenta una clave para las especies conocidas en China.

 

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