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Title: New species records of Culicoides biting midges (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae) for the state of Rondônia in Brazilian Amazon
Authors: Carvalho, Luis Paulo Costa
Farias, Emanuelle de Sousa
Gil, Luiz Herman Soares
Pessoa, Felipe Arley Costa
Medeiros, Jansen Fernandes
Affilliation: Universidade Federal de Rondônia. Programa de Pós-graduação em Biologia Experimental. Porto Velho, RO, Brasil. / Fundação Oswaldo Cruz. Laboratório de Entomologia. Porto Velho, RO, Brasil.
Fundação Oswaldo Cruz. Instituto Leônidas e Maria Deane. Laboratório de Ecologia de Doenças Transmissíveis na Amazônia. Manaus, AM, Brasil.
Instituto de Pesquisa de Patologias Tropicais. Porto Velho, RO, Brasil.
Fundação Oswaldo Cruz. Instituto Leônidas e Maria Deane. Laboratório de Ecologia de Doenças Transmissíveis na Amazônia. Manaus, AM, Brasil.
Fundação Oswaldo Cruz. Laboratório de Entomologia. Porto Velho, RO, Brasil.
Abstract: Culicoides biting midges are small insects that are proven vectors of pathogens that cause disease in animals and humans. There are 1,368 species of Culicoides in the world, including 149 species in Brazil and 122 species in the Brazilian Amazon Basin. This study documents specimens that were collected between 2013 and 2015 in the municipalities of Alvorada d'Oeste, Buritis, Cacoal, Costa Marques, Espigão d'Oeste, Guajará-Mirim, Pimenta Bueno, Porto Velho and São Francisco Guaporé. Collections were performed using HP light traps in forest, pasture and peridomicilie environments. NEW INFORMATION: Species newly recorded in Rondônia State include Culicoides carpenteri Wirth & Blanton, 1953; C. dasyophrus Macfie, 1940; C. eublepharus Macfie, 1948; C. galindoi Wirth & Blanton, 1953; C. heliconiae Fox & Hoffman, 1944; and C. ignacioi Forattini, 1957. This is the first record in Brazil of C. darlingtonae Wirth & Blanton, 1971.
Keywords: Rondônia State
New records
Amazon
Issue Date: 2017
Publisher: Biodiversity Data Journal
Citation: CARVALHO, Luis Paulo Costa et al. New species records of Culicoides biting midges (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae) for the state of Rondônia in Brazilian Amazon. Biodiversity Data Journal, v. 5, p. 1-10, 2017.
DOI: 10.3897/BDJ.5.e13075
ISSN: 1314-2836
Copyright: open access
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RO - Artigos de Periódicos




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