Forcipomyia (Forcipomyia) fusiparamera Szadziewski and Grogan 1998 (biting midge)

Insecta - Diptera - Ceratopogonidae

Full reference: R. Szadziewski and W. L. Grogan. 1998. Biting midges from Dominican amber. IV. Species of the tribes Dasyheleini and Forcipomyiini (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae). Polskie Pismo Entomologiczne 67:255-290

Belongs to Forcipomyia (Forcipomyia) according to A. Borkent 2013

See also Szadziewski and Grogan 1998

Sister taxa: Forcipomyia (Forcipomyia) eobreviflagellata, Forcipomyia (Forcipomyia) eocostata, Forcipomyia (Forcipomyia) gedanicola, Forcipomyia (Forcipomyia) grimaldii, Forcipomyia (Forcipomyia) krzeminskii, Forcipomyia (Forcipomyia) kulickae, Forcipomyia (Forcipomyia) lyneborgi, Forcipomyia (Forcipomyia) pseudomicrohelea, Forcipomyia (Forcipomyia) subgedanicola, Forcipomyia (Forcipomyia) turbinata, Forcipomyia (Forcipomyia) uncula, Forcipomyia (Forcipomyia) unculiformis

Type specimen: FSCA 1616, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Dominican amber (Florida State Collection of Arthropods), which is in a Burdigalian/Langhian terrestrial amber in the Dominican Republic.

Ecology:

Distribution: found only at Dominican amber (Florida State Collection of Arthropods)

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