A New Culicoides Species from Guyana (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae)

Willis W. Wirth, Franklin S. Blanton

Abstract


Culicoides daviesi n. sp. Wirth and Blanton is described and illustrated. This new neotropical species is a vicious pest in the Rupununi Savannah of Guyana. It is an unusual species with no known close relatives in the neotropical area.

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