Forcipomyia (Saliohelea) Wirth & Ratanaworabhan,

Spinelli, Gustavo R., Marino, Pablo I. & Borkent, Art, 2012, A revision of Biting Midges of the Subgenera Forcipomyia (Metaforcipomyia) and F. (Saliohelea) from Costa Rica (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae), Zootaxa 3419, pp. 1-52: 35

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Forcipomyia (Saliohelea) Wirth & Ratanaworabhan


Subgenus Forcipomyia (Saliohelea) Wirth & Ratanaworabhan 

Diagnosis. Female adults: the only subgenus of Forcipomyia  in the New World with fourth and fifth palpal segments completely fused, mandibular teeth absent, a hind leg tarsal ratio of 2.11–2.75 and with a single functional spermatheca; males are not diagnosable at this time.