Dasyhelea minuticola Szadziewski and Grogan 1998 (biting midge)

Insecta - Diptera - Ceratopogonidae

Alternative combination: Dasyhelea (Sebessia) minuticola

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 Dasyhelea according to R. Szadziewski 2018

See also Borkent 2013 and Szadziewski and Grogan 1998

Sister taxa: Dasyhelea antilleana, Dasyhelea antiqua, Dasyhelea browneae, Dasyhelea dara, Dasyhelea dominicana, Dasyhelea eodicryptoscenica, Dasyhelea gedanica, Dasyhelea hispaniolae, Dasyhelea judithae, Dasyhelea kanakoffi, Dasyhelea miocaenica, Dasyhelea stanislavi, Dasyhelea stenoceras

Type specimen: AMNH DR-8-114, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Dominican amber (AMNH coll), which is in a Burdigalian/Langhian terrestrial amber in the Dominican Republic.

Ecology:

Distribution: found only at Dominican amber (AMNH coll)

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