Descriptions of two new species of Empidinae Schiner, 1862 (Diptera: Empididae) from the Mercantour National Park, France

Christophe DAUGERON & Vincent LEFEBVRE

en Zoosystema 37 (4) - Pages 605-609

Published on 31 December 2015

This article is a part of the thematic issue Mercantour/Alpi Marittime All Taxa Biodiversity Inventory

Two new species of Empidinae Schiner, 1862, belonging to the tribe Empidini Collin, 1961, are described. Empis (Xanthempis) fusca n. sp. was collected as part of the All Taxa Biodiversity Inventory (ATBI) conducted in the Mercantour National Park between 2009 and 2011, while Rhamphomyia (Lundstroemiella) brevis n. sp. was collected in autumn 2013 at 2100 m in one of the highest passes in Europe (Col de la Bonette).


Mercantour National Park, All Taxa Biodiversity Inventory (ATBI), Alps, new species.

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