Brachypogon (Isohelea) prominuloides Szadziewski and Grogan 1998 (biting midge)

Insecta - Diptera - Ceratopogonidae

Full reference: R. Szadziewski and W. L. Grogan. 1998. Biting midges from Dominican amber. III. Species of the tribes Culicoidini and Ceratopogonini (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae). Insecta Mundi 12:39-52

Belongs to Brachypogon (Isohelea) according to A. Borkent 2013

See also Szadziewski and Grogan 1998

Sister taxa: Brachypogon (Isohelea) dominicanus, Brachypogon (Isohelea) henningseni, Brachypogon (Isohelea) polonicus, Brachypogon (Isohelea) prominulus

Type specimen: USNM 9568, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Dominican amber (USNM Brodzinsky Lopez-Pena coll), which is in a Burdigalian/Langhian terrestrial amber in the Dominican Republic.

Ecology:

Distribution: found only at Dominican amber (USNM Brodzinsky Lopez-Pena coll)

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