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Genus Culicoides (Diptera, Ceratopogonidae) collected by non-light traps in South Moravia



Year of publication 2005
Type Article in Periodical
Magazine / Source Studia dipterologica
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Faculty of Science

Field Zoology
Keywords Culicoides; Ceratopogonidae; non-light traps; Moravia
Description Biting midges of the genus Culicoides are usually collected using special kind of light traps. This haematophagous genus has medical and veterinary importance and finding new ways to capture them is important for better knowledge of their bionomy and more efficient control. The whole examined material have been collected using non-light traps: Malaise, emergence, pan traps and car net. There are 17 species of the genus Culicoides recorded from South Moravia, two of them - Culicoides (Oecacta) furcillatus CALLOT, KREMER & PARADIS, 1962 and C. (O.) pseudoheliophilus CALLOT & KREMER, 1961, are recorded in the Czech Republic for the first time
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