About Bioline  All Journals  Testimonials  Membership  News  Donations

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


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.

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

© Copyright 2007 Instituto Oswaldo Cruz - Fiocruz
Alternative site location:

Home Faq Resources Email Bioline
© Bioline International, 1989 - 2018, Site last up-dated on 17-Sep-2018.
Site created and maintained by the Reference Center on Environmental Information, CRIA, Brazil
System hosted by the Internet Data Center of Rede Nacional de Ensino e Pesquisa, RNP, Brazil