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Memórias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz
Fundação Oswaldo Cruz, Fiocruz
ISSN: 1678-8060
EISSN: 1678-8060
Vol. 102, No. 6, 2007, pp. 659-669
Bioline Code: oc07106
Full paper language: English
Document type: Research Article
Document available free of charge

Memórias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz, Vol. 102, No. 6, 2007, pp. 659-669

 en Description of Culicoides (Mataemyia) felippebauerae sp. n., Forcipomyia musae check for this species in other resources immatures, and occurrence of F. genualis, breeding in banana stems in Brazilian Amazonia (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae)
Spinelli, Gustavo R; Ronderos, María M; Marino, Pablo I; Carrasco, Daiane Silveira & Ferreira, Ruth L Menezes

Abstract

The following three species of Ceratopogonidae were collected breeding in the rhizomatous herb Phenakospermum guyannense check for this species in other resources Endl., 1833 in the vicinity of Manaus, Brazil, a new species, Culicoides ( Mataemyia) felippebauerae check for this species in other resources Spinelli, Forcipomyia ( Forcipomyia) genualis check for this species in other resources (Loew), and F. (Phytohelea) musae Clastrier & Dellécole. C. (M.) felippebauerae is described and illustrated as adult, pupa, and fourth instar larva, the adult compared with the adult of C. barthi Taveres and Souza and larva and pupa with those of C. dicrourus Wirth & Blanton and C. macieli Tavares & Ruiz, the only species with known immatures in the subgenus. The pupa and fourth instar larva of F. (P.) musae are described and illustrated and compared with immatures of F. (P.) edwardsi Saunders.

Keywords
Culicoides - Forcipomyia - biting midges - new species - immatures - bananeiro - Manaus

 
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