Natalya A. Lengesova, PhD, Associate Professor of the Department of biology and chemistry of the Ulyanovsk State Pedagogical University (432071, Ulyanovsk, Lenina Square, 4/5); e-mail:
Veli Vikberg, Liinalammintie 11 as. 6, FI-14200 Turenki, Finland.
Alexander B. Ruchin, Dr. Sc., Associate Professor, Director of the Joint Directorate of the Mordovia State Nature Reserve and National Park «Smolny» (430005, Russia, Republic of Mordovia, Saransk, Krasnaya Street, 30); e-mail:
Svetlana E. Mironova, PhD Student of the Department of biology and chemistry of the Ulyanovsk State Pedagogical University (432071, Ulyanovsk, Lenina Square, 4/5); e-mail:

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Lengesova N.A. Vikberg V., Ruchin A.B., Mironova S.E. 2020. The first record of Rhogogaster chambersi (Hymenoptera, Symphyta) for the Russian fauna. Nature Conservation Research 5(2): 109–110.

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During field studies conducted in 2014 and 2017, Rhogogaster (Cytisogaster) chambersi was found in the Mordovia State Nature Reserve (Republic of Mordovia, Russia). Data on this record are presented here. The studied species has been found for the first time in Russia. We present data of the Russian location and some information on the species distribution.


Mordovia State Nature Reserve, new locality, Republic of Mordovia, species, Tenthredinidae

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Received: 01.04.2020. Revised: 18.04.2020. Accepted: 22.04.2020.

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