Abstracts of Volume 20 Number 4, 2009

Disney, R. H. 2009: Scuttle flies (Diptera: Phoridae) reared from logs in Finland and N. W. Russia, including two new species. - Entomol. Fennica 20: 257-267.

Nine species of Megaselia Rondani have been reared from logs, in Finland and Northwest Russia. Megaselia excorticata sp. n. and M. tignorum sp. n. are described, the latter being a sibling species of M. setulipalpis Schmitz, which was also reared from logs.