Portrait of Rune Bygebjerg. Photo.

Rune Bygebjerg

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Portrait of Rune Bygebjerg. Photo.

A new European species in the genus Melangyna Verrall, 1901 (Diptera: Syrphidae).

Author

  • Rune Bygebjerg

Summary, in English

Melangyna pavlovskyi (Violovitsh, 1956) has been found breeding in Denmark. The species is recorded from four localities on Zealand, and it is established on at least one of these. It is new to the European fauna.

A redescription of M. pavlovskyi based on the external characters and an updated key to the NW European species of Melangyna are presented.

Topic

  • Zoology

Status

Published

ISBN/ISSN/Other

  • ISSN: 0013-8851