The fauna of hoverflies (Diptera: Syrphidae) of Vojvodina province, Serbia

Zorica Nedeljkovic, A. Vujic, Smiljka Simic, Snezana Radenkovic
2009 Archives of Biological Sciences  
Many hoverfly species of faunal and zoogeographical interest are found in Serbia's northern province of Vojvodina due to the diversity of its biotopes. In this paper, the presence of 252 species of hoverflies (Diptera: Syrphidae) from 69 genera is documented. Five species are here recorded for the first time in Serbia: Anasimyia contracta Claussen & Torp Pedersen, 1980; Anasimyia transfuga (Linnaeus, 1758); Eristalinus megacephalus (Rossi, 1794); Helophilus hybridus Loew, 1846; and Mallota
more » ... ormis (Fabricius, 1794). One species is recorded for the first time in Vojvodina: Cheilosia brunnipennis (Becker, 1894). The records of 12 species from Vojvodina Province are the only ones on the Balkan Peninsula, while the records of 15 species are the only ones in Serbia.
doi:10.2298/abs0901147n fatcat:ypqioa62sffmfkp4bb6t6xdn4i