Forcipomyia Meigen 1818 (biting midge)

Insecta - Diptera - Ceratopogonidae

Alternative spelling: Ceratopogon (Forcipomyia)

Full reference: J. W. Meigen. 1818. Systematische Beschreibung der Bekannten Europäischen Zweiflügeligen Insekten, Erster Theil 1-332

Parent taxon: Forcipomyiinae according to A. Pielowska et al. 2018

See also Borkent 2013, Borkent and Wirth 1997, Kieffer 1906, Solórzano Kraemer 2007, Sontag and Szadziewski 2011, Szadziewski 1988, Szadziewski 1990 and Szadziewski and Grogan 1998

Sister taxa: Atrichopogon, Forcipomyiini

Subtaxa: Forcipomyia (Euprojoannisia) Forcipomyia (Forcipomyia) Forcipomyia (Lasiohelea) Forcipomyia (Lepidohelea) Forcipomyia (Phytohelea) Forcipomyia (Synthyridomyia) Forcipomyia (Thyridomyia) Forcipomyia (Trichohelea) Forcipomyia eobreviflagellata Forcipomyia krzeminskii Forcipomyia kulickae Forcipomyia nadicola

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Ecology:

Distribution:

• Miocene of the Dominican Republic (6 collections), Mexico (7), New Zealand (1)

• Eocene of Denmark (1), Germany (2), India (3), Poland (3), the Russian Federation (6), Ukraine (3)

Total: 32 collections including 120 occurrences

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