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Species Forcipomyia genualis

Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Diptera (Flies)
No Taxon ("Nematocera" (Non-Brachycera))
Infraorder Culicomorpha (Mosquitoes and Midges)
Family Ceratopogonidae (Biting Midges)
Subfamily Forcipomyiinae
Genus Forcipomyia
No Taxon (subgenus Forcipomyia)
Species genualis (Forcipomyia genualis)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Ceratopogon genualis Loew, 1866
Ceratopogon propinqua Williston, 1866
Identification
Tarsal ratio low (close to .5), antenna yellow with dark plume (in male), thorax brown with long, yellow hairs. Legs yellow, tips of middle and hind femora and base of hind tibia black. Wing without pale spot.
Range
Southeast USA to Brazil