A new <i>Platycheirus</i> species of the <i>manicatus</i> Meigen subgroup from the arctic Russia (Diptera: Syrphidae)
AnewPlatycheirus species of the manicatus subgroup is described from Taimyr in the arctic Russia. It is characterised by a facial knob, a row of scattered straight setae from base to apex postero-laterally on fore tibia, and a broad, angulate basal segment of front leg. Tergites 2–4 each with a couple of vague dark bluish grey dust spots. It is compared with similar Holarctic tundra species.