Forcipomyia (Lasiohelea) anitae Huerta & Ibáñez-Bernal

Spinelli, Gustavo R., 2017, A distinctive new species of biting midge in the subgenus Euprojoannisia Brèthes from Mexico with new records of Neotropical species of Forcipomyia Meigen (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae), Zootaxa 4329 (2), pp. 189-195: 192-193

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https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4329.2.6

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http://treatment.plazi.org/id/E04B7818-FFAA-DF3F-FF1E-95FDFC102A70

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scientific name

Forcipomyia (Lasiohelea) anitae Huerta & Ibáñez-Bernal
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Forcipomyia (Lasiohelea) anitae Huerta & Ibáñez-Bernal 

Forcipomyia (Lasiohelea) anitae Huerta & Ibáñez-Bernal, 1996: 350  . Mexico. (male; figures of flagellomeres 10‾13, palpus, cibarial spines, male genitalia, Mexico); Ronderos & Spinelli 1999: 154 (Costa Rica and Brazil records); Borkent & Spinelli 2000: 16 (in New world catalogue south of the USA); Marino & Spinelli 2005: 165 (female; figures flagellum, palpus, cibarial spines, scutellum, wing, genital sclerotization, spermatheca; Argentina record); Borkent & Spinelli 2007: 52 (in Neotropical catalogue); Borkent 2016: 43 (in online world catalog).

Lasiohelea stylifer: Macfie 1953: 7  (male; figure genitalia; Costa Rica).

Lasiohelea anitae: Huerta & Ibáñez-Bernal 1999: 497  (female; figures flagellomeres, palpus, head, mandible, cibarial armature, anterior veins of wings, spermatheca; abdomen, distal segments; distribution).

Forcipomyia  ( Lasiohelea  ) sp.: Spinelli et al 2002: 527 (biting frogs; Argentina).

Material examined. MEXICO, Guerrero, Ayutla de los Libres, Locality La Unión, Malaise trap, 7- April ̄ 16-May- 2009, Marín, B.W., Coll., 1 male (slide)  . Oaxaca, Municipio San Juan Guichicovi , Locality El Zarzal, Malaise trap, 24̄25̄ July ̄2009, Salceda, S.B., Rodríguez, A.A. & Ordoñez, A.J., Coll., 1 male (slide)  . Veracruz, Municipio Actopan, Locality Soyacuautla, Malaise trap, 5̄ February ̄2009, Brigada entomológica, JSV., Coll., 3 males, 2 females (slides)  . GUATEMALA, Izabal  , Isla Livingston, Locality Creek Chino, 12̄16̄ July ̄1999, Malaise trap, Huerta, H., Coll., 1 male (slide). New Guatemala record. 

Diagnosis. Male: Aedeagus divided in two sclerites, joined basally, straight inner side to subapical apex, external side expanded at the base, tapering to apex, portion distal abruptly bend to a sharp, ventrally direct point. Female: cibarial armature with 15 a 16 teeth in single row; mandible with 30-32 teeth, scutellum with 8 setae in a row.

Distribution. Forcipomyia (L.) anitae  is widely distributed in the Neotropical region from Mexico, Costa Rica, Brazil (Bahia, Itabuna), to northeastern Argentina. We provide additional new Mexican records from the states of Oaxaca and Guerrero, and the first record from Guatemala.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Ceratopogonidae

Genus

Forcipomyia

Loc

Forcipomyia (Lasiohelea) anitae Huerta & Ibáñez-Bernal

Spinelli, Gustavo R. 2017
2017
Loc

Forcipomyia

Spinelli 2002: 527
2002
Loc

Forcipomyia (Lasiohelea) anitae Huerta & Ibáñez-Bernal, 1996 : 350

Borkent 2016: 43
Borkent 2007: 52
Borkent 2000: 16
Ronderos 1999: 154
Huerta 1996: 350
1999
Loc

Lasiohelea stylifer:

Macfie 1953: 7
Loc

Lasiohelea anitae: Huerta & Ibáñez-Bernal 1999 : 497

Huerta 1999: 497