21 new species and one new subspecies of Lunatipula Edwards are described and their affinities are discussed. The new taxa are: Tipula (Lunatipula) hermes from Marocco, T.(L.) parallela from the Iberian peninsula, T.(L.) xyrophora from Italy and France, T.(L.) lubenauorum and rauschorum from Italy, T.(L.) pinnifer, polydeukes and tibonella from Greece, T.(L.) dracula from Chios, T.(L.) artemis from Samos and Chios, sciurus, unicornis. acudens, sternalis T.(L.) rhynchos, kerkis, kybele russula, curvata, montifer. and didymotes from Turkey and T.(L. ) antilope and hohschuhi from Iran. Type material is lodged at the following museums: Museum Alexander Koenig in Bonn (GFR), Museo Civico di Storia Naturale in Verona (Italy), Oberösterreichisches Landesmuseum in Linz (Austria), Zoölogisch Museum Amsterdam (Netherlands).