General classification of
Genera of Ceratopogonidae present in
There are five subfamilies of Ceratopogonidae known in the world and four of these occur in Costa Rica: Leptoconopinae, Forcipomyiinae, Dasyheleinae, and Ceratopogoninae. In the following list, those genera marked with an asterisk have not yet been found in Costa Rica but, based on other records (e.g. present in Panama), are probably present as well.