Forcipomyia (Lasiohelea) cornuta Saunders

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

publication ID

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

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lsid:zoobank.org:pub:Ebe52F5C-4Ed7-4601-B6De-C21D6D9Fbefd

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/E04B7818-FFAD-DF3F-FF1E-91B9FDB82CC8

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scientific name

Forcipomyia (Lasiohelea) cornuta Saunders
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Forcipomyia (Lasiohelea) cornuta Saunders 

Forcipomyia (Lasiohelea) cornuta Saunders, 1964: 464  . Costa Rica, Trinidad, Brazil. (all stages; figures larva, larval head, posterior aspect of larval body, prothoracic pseudopod, pupa, pupal respiratory organ, antenna, palpus, spermatheca, wing, male genitalia); wirth 1974: 7 (in New world catalogue south of the USA); Aitken et al 1975: 108 ( Trinidad records); Borkent & wirth 1997: 39 (in world catalogue); Borkent & Spinelli 2000: 16 (in New world catalogue south of the USA); Borkent & Spinelli 2007: 52 (in Neotropical catalogue; Borkent 2016: 44 (in online world catalogue).

Material examined. MEXICO, Veracruz, Municipio Emiliano Carranza, Locality Vega de Alatorre, CDC light trap, 15̄Maȳ2010, Brigada Entomológica, Coll., 1 male (slide)  . New Mexico record. 

Diagnosis. Male: gonocoxite basally bearing small, sinuous, foliaceous process; aedeagus with four anterolateral process strong, horns-shaped. Female with third palpal segment short and swollen; spermatheca subspherical; other characteristic undiagnosable.

Distribution. Forcipomyia (L.) cornuta  is distributed in Costa Rica, Trinidad and Brazil (São Paulo). 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) cornuta Saunders

Spinelli, Gustavo R. 2017
2017
Loc

Forcipomyia (Lasiohelea) cornuta

Borkent 2016: 44
Borkent 2007: 52
Borkent 2000: 16
Aitken 1975: 108
Saunders 1964: 464
1975