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Memórias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz
Fundação Oswaldo Cruz, Fiocruz
ISSN: 1678-8060
EISSN: 1678-8060
Vol. 89, No. 1, 1994, pp. 25-27
Bioline Code: oc94005
Full paper language: English
Document type: Research Article
Document available free of charge

Memórias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz, Vol. 89, No. 1, 1994, pp. 25-27

 en Culicoides lobatoi check for this species in other resources , a New Brazilian Biting Midge of the Limai Group (Diptera:Ceratopogonidae)
Maria Luiza Felippe-Bauer & Adlia R Quintelas

Abstract

A new Brazilian species of the  Culicoides  limai
  check for this species in other resources
 group, C.lobatoi from Nova Friburgo, State of Rio de Janeiro, is described andillustrated from female specimens.

Studies of material from light trap collection made by Felippe-Bauer in Nova Friburgo, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, revealed a new species described here based on female specimens.

In our study we used the terminology employed in the comprehensive revisions on Culicoides, by Wirth and Blanton for Panama (1959), the Amazon Basin (1973), and the West Indies (1974), and the Atlas of wing photographs of Neotropical species, by Wirth et al. (1988).

Keywords
Neotropical bloodsucking midge Culicoides limai group Culicoides lobatoi sp. n.

 
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