Accession Number : ADA262514


Title :   The Culicoides of Southeast Asia (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae)


Corporate Author : WALTER REED ARMY INST OF RESEARCH WASHINGTON DC


Personal Author(s) : Wirth, Willis W ; Hubert, Alexander A


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a262514.pdf


Report Date : Jan 1989


Pagination or Media Count : 514


Abstract : One-hundred and sixty-eight species of Culicoides are recorded from Southeast Asia, a region comprising the countries of Burma, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Singapore, the Philippines, Thailand, and Vietnam. A Taxonomic key is given for the identification of adults (based mainly on females), and an atlas of wing photographs is arranged in taxonomic sequence. For each species there is a complete synonymy, description, distribution, Southeast Asia locality records, and a summary of what is known of the biology and taxonomic importance. ... Culicoides, Diptera, Ceratopogonidae, Disease vectors, Taxonomy.


Descriptors :   *CULICOIDES , BIOLOGY , DISTRIBUTION , REGIONS , SEQUENCES , IDENTIFICATION , RECORDS , WINGS , SOUTHEAST ASIA , ADULTS , VIETNAM , TAXONOMY , FEMALES , ASIA , PHILIPPINES , PHOTOGRAPHS , THAILAND , INDONESIA , BURMA , CAMBODIA , LAOS , MALAYSIA , SINGAPORE


Subject Categories : Biology


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE