Forcipomyia (Lasiohelea) stylifer (Lutz)

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: 193-194

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

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Forcipomyia (Lasiohelea) stylifer (Lutz)
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Forcipomyia (Lasiohelea) stylifer (Lutz) 

Centrorhynchus stylifer Lutz, 1913: 63  . Brazil. (female; figs. wing, palpus; habits).

Lasiohelea stylifer: Edwards 1922: 166  (combination; notes; Brazil); Macfie 1939: 171 (Brazil records); Macfie 1940: 181 (Guyana record); Macfie 1944: 298 (Trinidad, ex cacao); Lane 1945: 362 (female redescription; lectotype designation; figure antenna); Lane 1947: 161 (larva, pupa; figure larva; Brazil); Ortiz 1952: 241 (female redescription; figures wing, head, palpus, spermatheca; Venezuela); wirth 1956: 246 (female redescription; Costa Rica); Cavalieri 1962: 363 (synopsis of Neotropical species).

Forcipomyia (Lasiohelea) stylifera  : wirth 1974: 7 (in New world catalogue south of the USA); Aitken et al 1975: 108 ( Trinidad records; figure female wing); Huerta & Ibáñez-Bernal 1996: 353 (in key to American species); Ronderos & Spinelli 1999: 154 (redescription; figures female head, palpus, cibarial spines, scutellum, hind tibial comb, tarsal claws, wing, genital sclerotization, spermatheca, male genitalia; distribution).

Forcipomyia (Lasiohelea) stylifer: Borkent  & wirth 1997: 43 (in world catalogue); Borkent & Spinelli 2000: 17 (in New world catalogue south of the USA); Felippe-Bauer & Oliveira 2001: 1116 (in list of type specimens of the Instituto Oswaldo Cruz); Spinelli et al 2005: 138 (in key Argentinean bloodsucking species); Borkent & Spinelli 2007: 52 (in Neotropical catalogue); Borkent 2016: 46 (in online world catalogue).

Material examined. MEXICO, Oaxaca, Municipio San Juan Guichicovi, Locality El Zacatal, potrero, CDC light trap, 27̄ 28-July-2009, Salceda, S.B., Rodríguez, A.A. & Ordóñez, A.J., Coll., 1 male (slide)  . New Mexico record. 

Diagnosis. Male. Aedeagus divided in two sclerites, lightly joined basally, 2/3 of total length, distal portion slender, externally directed. Female with third palpal segment fusiform, with a distinct extension beyond the pit, fifth segment as long as fourth; 9-10 cibarial spines in one row; scutellum with 7 strong setae in a row, large circular aperture of spermathecal.

Distribution. This very common species is widely distributed in the Neotropical region from Mexico to Ecuador, Trinidad, Venezuela and northeastern Argentina. We provide the first record from Mexico.

CDC

Changdu Institute for Drug Control

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Ceratopogonidae

Genus

Forcipomyia

Loc

Forcipomyia (Lasiohelea) stylifer (Lutz)

Spinelli, Gustavo R. 2017
2017
Loc

Forcipomyia (Lasiohelea) stylifer:

Borkent 2016: 46
Borkent 2007: 52
Felippe-Bauer 2001: 1116
Borkent 2000: 17
2000
Loc

Forcipomyia (Lasiohelea) stylifera

Ronderos 1999: 154
Huerta 1996: 353
Aitken 1975: 108
1975
Loc

Lasiohelea stylifer:

Cavalieri 1962: 363
Ortiz 1952: 241
Lane 1947: 161
Lane 1945: 362
Macfie 1944: 298
Macfie 1940: 181
Macfie 1939: 171
Edwards 1922: 166
1939
Loc

Centrorhynchus stylifer

Lutz 1913: 63