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Species Forcipomyia fairfaxensis

biting midges on frog - Forcipomyia fairfaxensis - female  Biting Midges on a frog's head - Forcipomyia fairfaxensis - female biting midges feeding on a bullfrog - Forcipomyia fairfaxensis - female
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
Species fairfaxensis (Forcipomyia fairfaxensis)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Lasiohelea fairfaxensis Wirth
Explanation of Names
Author: Wirth
Remarks
"Forcipomyia fairfaxensis, known frog biters in eastern North America". Comment by Art Borkent