The genus Culicoides in Uruguay (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae)

Gustavo R. Spinelli, Maria E. Martinez


A new phytotelmic species, Culicoides charua, is described and illustrated from adult males and females and their pupal exuviae. New records are provided for Uruguay of C. biestroi, C. chacoensis, and C. impusilloides, A key is presented for the identification of the twelve species of Culicoides that occur in Uruguay.

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