A New Florida Species of Forcipomyia (Euprojoannisia) (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae) from Leaves of the Water Lettuce, Pistia Stratiotes

Kai Lok Chan, John R. Linley


Forcipomyia (Euprojoannisia) dolichopodida Chan & Linley (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae), collected from leaves of the water lettuce, Pistia stratiotes L., is described in all stages. It resembles F. (Eu.) spatulifera Saunders in having large spatulate a setae in the larva but differs from it in having p setae of the head lanceolate instead of spatulate. Brief biological notes are given.

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