Accession Number:

ADA262514

Title:

The Culicoides of Southeast Asia (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae)

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

WALTER REED ARMY INST OF RESEARCH WASHINGTON DC

Report Date:

1989-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

514.0

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.

Subject Categories:

  • Biology

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE