Forcipomyia (Forcipomyia) lyneborgi Szadziewski 1988 (biting midge)

Insecta - Diptera - Ceratopogonidae

Full reference: R. Szadziewski. 1988. Biting midges (Diptera, Ceratopogonidae) from Baltic amber. Polskie Pismo Entomologiczne 57:3-283

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

See also Borkent and Wirth 1997 and Szadziewski 1988

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

Type specimen: ZMC 15, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Baltic Amber (University of Copenhagen ZMUC, NHMD Collection), which is in a Priabonian terrestrial amber in Denmark.

Ecology:

Distribution: found only at Baltic Amber (University of Copenhagen ZMUC, NHMD Collection)

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