A New Patagonian Biting Midge of the Genus Monohelea, Isthmohelea (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae)

Willis W. Wirth, Franklin S. Blanton


The genus Isthmohelea Ingram and Macfie is reduced to a subgenus of Monohelea Kieffer, with type-species Monohelea disjuncta (Ingram and Macfie) (NEW COMBINATION) from Chile. The second known species, M. shannoni NEW SPECIES is described from Patagonia.

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