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Memórias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz
Fundação Oswaldo Cruz, Fiocruz
ISSN: 1678-8060
EISSN: 1678-8060
Vol. 104, No. 1, 2009, pp. 81-92
Bioline Code: oc09013
Full paper language: English
Document type: Research Article
Document available free of charge

Memórias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz, Vol. 104, No. 1, 2009, pp. 81-92

 en Five new species of Culicoides check for this species in other resources Latreille described from Colombia, yielding a new species list and country records (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae)
Spinelli, Gustavo R; Santamaría, Erika; Cabrera, Olga L; Ronderos, María M & Suárez, Marco F

Abstract

The following five new species of Culicoides check for this species in other resources from Colombia are described, illustrated and placed to subgenus or species group: Culicoides antioquiensis check for this species in other resources , Culicoides gabrieli check for this species in other resources , Culicoides inermis check for this species in other resources , Culicoides micayensis check for this species in other resources and Culicoides nigrifemur check for this species in other resources . C. gabrieli is also known from Peru. When possible, their position in previously published keys is indicated and their features discussed in light of the most recent revisions. A list of 180 Culicoides species known (114) or suspected of being in Colombia (66) is given in a Table. Of these, 12 including the new species are recorded from Colombia for the first time.

Keywords
Culicoides - new species - new records - species list - biting midge - Colombia

 
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