Ceratopogonidae


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Ceratopogonidae

a family of biting midges; the most important genus is culicoides.
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The families of Phoridae, Heleomyzidae, Bibionidae, Scatopsidae, Scenopinidae, and Mydidae which were found at the Kiuic site, are fairly general, as are the families of Sarcophagidae, Drosophilidae, Therevidae, Ceratopogonidae, Sciomyzidae, and Calliphoridae which were found within the Tabi site.
Culicoides (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae), the main bloodsucking Ceratopogonidae, is the largest genus, which contain 1,210 species worldwide (Borkent & Wirth 1997).
In the Culicomorpha, of which Corethrellidae is a member family, aerial mating swarms are known for many species of Ceratopogonidae (Downes 1955; Downes 1958; Campbell & Kettle 1979; Zimmerman et al.
Culicidae and Ceratopogonidae (Diptera: Nematocera) inhabiting phytotelmata in Iguazu National Park, Misiones Province, subtropical Argentina.
Ceratopogonidae Allohelea johannseni (Wirth) Clinohelea bimaculata (Loew) Tabanidae Chlorotabanus 1 crepuscularis (Bequaert) Tabanus americanus Forster Tabanus lineola 4 Fabricius Tabanus trijunctus Walker Mydidae Mydas carbonifer Osten Sacken Mydas clavatus (Drury) Mydas maculiventris 3 (Westwood) Phyllomydas 1 parvulus (Westwood) Stratiomyidae Hedriodiscus 2 trivittatus (Say) Odontomyia sp.
Contribution a l'etude de la morphologie et de la diagnose des larves de Culicoides (Diptera, Ceratopogonidae [These d'Universite].
A total of 3,793 adult Ceratopogonidae specimens were captured out of which 2,497 (66%) were Culicoides species.
It is not known whether members of this genus visit flowers to consume nectar, or to prey on smaller arthropods, such as Ceratopogonidae, that also occur on flowers.