New species of the genus Boletina Winnertz (Diptera: Mycetophilidae) from Fennoscandia

  title={New species of the genus Boletina Winnertz (Diptera: Mycetophilidae) from Fennoscandia},
  author={Alexei Polevoi and Kjell Hedmark},
  journal={Entomologica Fennica},
Nine new species of the fungus-gnat genus Boletina Winnertz (B. falcata sp. n., B. hedstroemi sp. n., B. struthioides sp. n., B. kivachiana sp. n., B. fennoscandica sp. n., B. lapponica sp. n., B. subtriangularis sp. n., B. atridentata sp. n. and B. cordata sp. n.) are described from Russian Karelia, Finland and Sweden. The descriptions are based on recently collected specimens as well as on the old material deposited in the collection of the Museum of Natural History, Helsinki, Finland. Most… 

On the systematics and distribution of some poorly known species of Boletina (Diptera: Mycetophilidae) in northern Europe, with the description of a new species

It is demonstrated that many specimens from Fennoscandia formerly identified as B. kurilensis belong to B. palmata, while true B. jamalensis occurs only in northern parts of Murmansk Province in Russia, northern Norway and northern Finland.

New and poorly known Holarctic species of Boletina Staeger, 1840 (Diptera, Mycetophilidae)

The genus Boletina is a species rich group of fungus gnats mainly known from temperate, boreal and arctic biomes, and four new species are described.

Palaearctic species of the Boletina nitida-group (Diptera: Mycetophilidae) including the description of a new species

An identification key for the nine species of the Boletina nitida-group currently known from the Palaearctic region, based mainly on the male genitalia and new distribution data are provided.

A New Species of Boletina Staeger Fungus Gnat (Diptera: Mycetophilidae)

The late March collection date is the earliest reported from the eastern United States for any species of the Boletina Staeger fungus gnat according to the literature examined, and male terminalia indicate a specific difference instead.

A New Nearctic Species of Boletina Staeger Fungus Gnat (Diptera: Mycetophilidae)

A second new species of Boletina Staeger fungus gnat was discovered in western Michigan following the discovery of Boletina michigana Taber in the same habitat at the same time of year. Males and

Additions to the Norwegian fauna of fungus gnats (Diptera, Mycetophilidae)

The majority of the species added forms an extension of the boreal taiga fauna into Norway, including nine more or less mountainous species, while only three species display a southern nemoral to boreonemoral distribution.

Fungus gnats (Diptera, Mycetophilidae) from Finnmark, northern Norway

39 species could not be identified with certainty, of which the majority are likely to represent undescribed species, and 17 species appear to have a more northern, boreal distribution than indicated by the Swedish records.

Annotated checklist of fungus gnats from Sweden (Diptera: Bolitophilidae, Diadocidiidae, Ditomyiidae, Keroplatidae and Mycetophilidae).

The first modern Swedish checklist of fungus gnats of the families Bolitophil Families, Diadocidiidae, Ditomyiidae, Keroplatidae and Mycetophilidae is presented and three species names are reinstated to preserve nomenclatural stability.

Three New Species of Boletina Staeger Fungus Gnats1 with Notes on the Nearctic Members of the Boletina nitida Grzegorzek Species Group

  • S. Taber
  • Biology
    Southwestern Entomologist
  • 2016
Three new species of Boletina Staeger fungus gnats were discovered during the first collection season in a forest of jack pine and white pine in the western Lower Peninsula of Michigan.

Two New Nearctic Species of Boletina Staeger Fungus Gnats (Diptera: Mycetophilidae) from Jack Pine (Pinus banksiana Lambert) Forest

  • S. Taber
  • Environmental Science, Biology
  • 2015
Two new species of Boletina Staeger fungus gnats were discovered in western Michigan near the southern limit of the distribution of jack pine, Pinus banksiana Lambert, suggesting habitat specificity for Boletine incisa Taber and Boletinas rugosa Taber.



New species of fungus gnats (Diptera: Mycetophilidae) from the Kivach Nature Reserve, Russian Karelia

Eleven new species of fungus gnats are described from Kivuch Nature Reserve, Russian Karelia and A. Zaitzev is recorded for the first time from the Palearctic region.

Fungus gnats from Jostedalen, West Norway (Diptera; Diadocidiidae and Mycetophilidae)

The fauna in Jostedalen seems to have an affinity to the central/eastern Palaearctic fauna, and has more species in common with the Finnish fauna than with the British.


The present article gives a survey of mycetophilid species trapped during the research programme, which contains altogether 320 species, of which 162 species are assumed to be new records for the Norwegian fauna.

Structure of insect communities inhabiting old‐growth forest specialist bracket fungi

The structure of the insect communities inhabiting two old‐growth forest specialist bracket fungi, Amylocystis lapponica and Fomitopsis rosea, are described.

Kivatsu, nature reserve in the Karelian Autonomic Socialist Republik

  • Luonnon Tutkija
  • 1986

The recording of locations of biological finds in Finland

  • Ann. Entomol. Fennici
  • 1971

Application of 33°E grid coordinate system for mapping of biological objects in conducting of biodiversity monitoring in Karelian-Kola region

  • Ecology of taiga forests. Abstracts of international conference September
  • 1998