Two New Culicoides of the paraensis Species Group (Diptera:Ceratopogonidae) from the Amazonian Region of Peru

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

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Abstract

Two new species of the Culicoides paraensis species group, C. diversus Felippe-Bauerand C. peruvianus Felippe-Bauer, are described and illustrated based on female specimens from Amazonian region of Peru. A systematic key, table with numerical characters of females, and distribution of species of the C. paraensis group are given.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1051-1058
Number of pages8
JournalMemorias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz
Volume98
Issue number8
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 2003

Keywords

  • Amazonian region
  • Culicoides diversus sp.n.
  • Culicoides paraensis group
  • Culicoides peruvianus sp.n.
  • Neotropical bloodsucking midges
  • Peru

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