Forcipomyia Bicolor and Related Species of the Subgenus Lepidohelea in Brazil (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae)

Willis W. Wirth

Abstract


Forcipomyia (Lepidohelea) bicolor Lutz from Brazil and two other closely related species, F. dubia Macfie and F. lacrimotorii Macfie, are redescribed from types. Forcipomyia discoloripes Macfie is a junior synonym of F. bicolor (NEW SYNONYMY). The Forcipomyia bicolor Group of species is diagnosed and a revised key is presented to the nine described Neotropical species.

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