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Memórias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz
Fundação Oswaldo Cruz, Fiocruz
ISSN: 1678-8060
EISSN: 1678-8060
Vol. 104, No. 6, 2009, pp. 851-857
Bioline Code: oc09180
Full paper language: English
Document type: Research Article
Document available free of charge

Memórias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz, Vol. 104, No. 6, 2009, pp. 851-857

 en Culicoides baniwa check for this species in other resources sp.nov. from the Brazilian Amazon Region with a synopsis of the hylas species group (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae)
Felippe-Bauer, Maria Luiza; Damasceno, Camila Pinto; Py-Daniel, Victor & Spinelli, Gustavo R

Abstract

A new species of the Culicoides (Hoffmania) hylas species group, Culicoides baniwa check for this species in other resources 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 check for this species in other resources Felippe-Bauer out of the previously defined geographic distribution of the hylas species group, in the province of Misiones, Argentina.

Keywords
Amazon - Brazil - Culicoides baniwa sp.nov. - Culicoides hylas group - neotropical bloodsucking midges - new record

 
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