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.