Description of Culicoides pseudoheliconiae sp.n. from Peruvian Amazon and revalidation of Culicoides contubernalis Ortiz & Leon (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae)

Maria Luiza Felippe-Bauer, Abraham G. Cáceres, Cristiane S. Silva, William Valderrama-Bazan, Antero Gonzales-Perez, Janira M. Costa

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Abstract

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

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)259-262
Number of pages4
JournalMemorias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz
Volume103
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - May 2008

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Keywords

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

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