Genus Arabshamshevia Naglis (Diptera: Dolichopodidae) in the Palaearctic Region
Keywords:Biodiversity, Diptera, Dolichopodidae, long-legged flies, identification key, new species, Israel, Middle East, Palaearctic, United Arab Emirates, UAE, taxonomy
The formerly Afrotropical genus Arabshamshevia Naglis, 2014 is recorded from the Palaearctic Region for the first time. A new species Arabshamshevia negevensis n. sp. from Israel is described. A modified diagnosis of the genus is compiled. Possible synonymy of Shamshevia Grichanov, 2012 and Arabshamshevia is briefly discussed.
Cite as: Grichanov, Igor Ya. 2016. Genus Arabshamshevia Naglis (Diptera: Dolichopodidae) in the Palaearctic Region. Israel Journal of Entomology 46: 93–98.
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