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

Willis W. Wirth


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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