A new species of Culicoides of the subgenus Mataemyia Vargas, Culicoides huaynacapaci Felippe-Bauer, is described and illustrated based on female and male specimens collected biting humans in Department of Cajamarca, in Peruvian Amazonia. The new species is compared with its similar congener C. albuquerquei Wirth & Blanton.
Felippe-Bauer, M. L., Cáceres, A. G., Silva, C. S., Valderrama-Bazan, W., Gonzales-Perez, A., & Costa, J. M. (2008). Culicoides huaynacapaci, a new species from the Department of Cajamarca, Peru (Diptera, Ceratopogonidae). Iheringia - Serie Zoologia, 308-310. https://doi.org/10.1590/S0073-47212008000300003