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An Acad Bras Cienc. 2015 Apr-Jun;87(2):955-72. doi: 10.1590/0001-3765201520140517.

Culicoides castelloni sp. nov. from the Brazilian Amazon Region with a revision of the reticulatus species group (Diptera, Ceratopogonidae).

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1
Instituto Oswaldo Cruz, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brasil.
2
Instituto Leônidas e Maria Deane, Fiocruz, Manaus, AM, Brasil.

Abstract

A new species of the reticulatus species group, C. castelloni Santarém and Felippe-Bauer, is described and illustrated based on female specimens from the state of Amazonas, Brazil. A systematic key, wing photographs and table with numerical characters of females and a synopsis of 24 species of the Culicoides reticulatus group are presented. This paper presents further new records for seven species of the reticulatus group.

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26131640
DOI:
10.1590/0001-3765201520140517
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