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Memórias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz
Fundação Oswaldo Cruz, Fiocruz
ISSN: 1678-8060
EISSN: 1678-8060
Vol. 108, No. 5, 2013, pp. 586-589
Bioline Code: oc13101
Full paper language: English
Document type: Research Article
Document available free of charge

Memórias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz, Vol. 108, No. 5, 2013, pp. 586-589

 en Two new species and new records of biting midges of the genus Culicoides from northwestern Argentina (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae)
Spinelli, Gustavo Ricardo; Aybar, Cecilia Veggiani; Juri, María Julia Dantur; de Grosso, Mercedes Lizarralde & Marino, Pablo Ignacio

Abstract

The following two new species of Culicoides from the Argentinean Yungas are described, illustrated and placed to subgenus or species group and compared with related congeners: Culicoides calchaqui check for this species in other resources Spinelli & Veggiani Aybar and Culicoides willinki check for this species in other resources Spinelli & Veggiani Aybar. Culicoides daedaloides check for this species in other resources Wirth & Blanton is recorded for the first time for Argentina and Culicoides pseudoheliconiae check for this species in other resources Felippe-Bauer is firstly mentioned from the northwestern region of the country.

Keywords
Culicoides; C. calchaqui sp. nov.; C. willinki sp. nov.; new records; Yungas; Argentina

 
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