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Memórias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz
Fundação Oswaldo Cruz, Fiocruz
ISSN: 1678-8060
EISSN: 1678-8060
Vol. 103, No. 3, 2008, pp. 221-235
Bioline Code: oc08044
Full paper language: English
Document type: Research Article
Document available free of charge

Memórias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz, Vol. 103, No. 3, 2008, pp. 221-235

 en Description of Culicoides pseudoheliconiae sp.n. from Peruvian Amazon and revalidation of Culicoides contubernalis Ortiz & Leon (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae)
Felippe-Bauer, Maria Luiza; Cáceres, Abraham G; Silva, Cristiane S; Valderrama-Bazan, William; Gonzales-Perez, Antero & Costa, Janira M

Abstract

A new species of the Culicoides hylas check for this species in other resources species group, Culicoides pseudoheliconiae check for this species in other resources Felippe-Bauer is described and illustrated based on female specimens from Peruvian Amazon, and Culicoides contubernalis check for this species in other resources 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.

Keywords
Culicoides hylas group - C. pseudoheliconiae sp.n. - C. contubernalis - Neotropical bloodsucking midges - Peruvian Amazon - Ecuador

 
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