A new species of the Culicoides (Hoffmania) hylas species group, Culicoides baniwa
Felippe-Bauer is described and illustrated based on a female specimen from the state of Amazonas, Brazil. A systematic key, wing photographs, diagramme of the legs pattern, table with numerical characters of females and a synopsis of the 11 species of the C. hylas
group are presented. This paper further presents a new record of Culicoides pseudoheliconiae
Felippe-Bauer out of the previously defined geographic distribution of the hylas
species group, in the province of Misiones, Argentina.