V. A. Mutin

Hover-flies (Diptera, Syrphidae) collected in Kuril Islands in 1997.

Number: 61, Pages: 1 - 8

The list of thirty-seven species of syrphids collected by participants of International Kuril Island Project in 1997 is given. Melangyna basarukini sp. n. and Platycheirus perpallidus paramushiricus ssp. n. are described. Helophilus affinis and Xylota sibirica are newly recorded for the Kuril Islands. The hover-flies are firstly recorded for the Brat Chirpoev, Ushishir, Makanrushi, Antsiferova and Alaid (Atlasova) islands. Five species are new for Iturup, three for Paramushir and eleven for Shumshu. Systematic notes for some species are given.

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