A new species of the Culicoides hylas species group, Culicoides pseudoheliconiae Felippe-Bauer is described and illustrated based on female specimens from Peruvian Amazon, and Culicoides contubernalis Ortiz & Leon from Ecuador is resurrected and redescribed as a valid species. A systematic key, table with numerical characters of females of species of the Culicoides hylas group are given.
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- C. contubernalis
- C. pseudoheliconiae sp.n.
- Culicoides hylas group
- Neotropical bloodsucking midges
- Peruvian Amazon