A New Florida Sand Fly Closely Related to Culicoides Haematopotus Malloch (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae)

Willis W. Wirth, Franklin S. Blanton

Abstract


Culicoides edeni n. sp. is described from peninsular Florida. Characters are given to separate it from Culicoides haematopotus Malloch, a closely related, widespread, North American species that also occurs in northern Florida.

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