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Published in 2007 (Mecoptera: Bittacidae) from Há Tay Province, Vietnam Insecta Mundi 0096: 1-2. Published in 2009 by Center for Systematic Entomology, Inc. P. O. Box 141874 Gainesville, FL 32614-1874 U. S. A.


I provide the first record for the recently described hangingfly, Bittacus monastyrskiyi Bicha, 2007, from Há Tay Province (Ba Vi National Park), Vietnam, along with new seasonal, altitudinal, and habitat data. This is the only described species of bittacid from Vietnam, and this new record extends its range100 km north-northwest from its type locality in Cuc Phuong National Park, Thanh Hoa Province.

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