|Publication Type:||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication:||1990|
|Authors:||P. Goeldlin de Tiefenau, Maibach, A., Speight, M. C. D.|
|Journal:||Dipterists Dig. (Ist Ser.)|
The males and females of three new European species of Platycheirus closely related to P. clypeatus (MEIGEN, 1822), are described: P. europaeus n.sp., P. occultus n.sp. and P. ramsarensis n.sp. In addition, P. angustipes GOELDLIN DE TIEFENAU, 1974 is redescribed and lectotypes are designated for P. angustatus and P. clypeatus. Features of the physical environment characteristic of the habitat of some of these species are considered.