Contributions to the Palaearctic fauna of the dipteran families Bombyliidae and Mythicomyiidae (Diptera): I

@article{Zaitzev2007ContributionsTT,
  title={Contributions to the Palaearctic fauna of the dipteran families Bombyliidae and Mythicomyiidae (Diptera): I},
  author={V. F. Zaitzev},
  journal={Entomological Review},
  year={2007},
  volume={87},
  pages={159-173}
}
The paper is based on examination of the material collected by the prominent French entomologist Paul du Merle in the southwestern part of the Palaearctic Region. The material is deposited at the Museum national d’Histore naturelle, France, Paris. A total of 233 species are listed according to the classification in the world catalogues of the Bombyliidae and Mythicomyiidae. For each species the following data are given: the date of the original description, reference to the latest redescription… 
Contributions to the Palaearctic fauna of the dipteran families bombyliidae and mythicomyiidae (Diptera): II
TLDR
The paper continues a series of publications based on examination of the material collected by the prominent French entomologist Paul du Merle in the southwestern Palaearctic with data on 108 species of the subfamilies Anthracinae and Lomatiinae of the family Bombyliidae and on species ofthe family Mythicomyiidae.
Pollinator Specific Richness and Their Interactions With Local Plant Species: 10 Years of Sampling in Mediterranean Habitats.
TLDR
The Cistaceae plant family acted as a central node in the plant-pollinator network, interacting with 52 different pollinator species, which shows the importance of large open flowers that could be easily visited by both short and long-tongued pollinators in Mediterranean habitats.

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