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Revision of the subgenus Diphaomyia Vargas of Culicoides Latreille from India with description of a new species (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae).
Indian species of Culicoides Latreille, subgenus Diphaomyia Vargas are revised. The Clavipalpis group sensu Wirth & Hubert is transferred to the subgenus Diphaomyia with revised diagnoses of the… Expand
Chironomid midges of Harnischia complex (Diptera: Chironomidae) from the Duars of the Himalayas, India
Adults collected in the Duars of the Himalayas of West Bengal (India) belong to five genera of the Harnischia complex. Four species, Cryptochironomus curryi Mason, C. ramus Mason,… Expand
New insectivorous midges of the genus Nilobezzia Kieffer from India (Dipt., Ceratopogonidae: Sphaeromiini).
Morphology of Stictochironomus polystictus [Kieffer] from India [Diptera: Chironomidae]
Chironomid flies of the genus Glyptotendipes Kieffer (Diptera: Chironomidae) from India with a short account of their biology
Three new species, Glyptotendipes (Glyptotendipes) fumilatus, G. (G.) ingenius and G. (G.) validens are described. A short account of habitat, construction of dwellings, food and feeding of the larva… Expand
Biting midges of the genus Atrichopogon Kieffer (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae) from India
with Ceratopogon exilis (Coquillett, 1902) as the type species. It is a diverse genus with 432 described species worldwide (Borkent & Wirth 1997). Of these, 17 species were earlier recorded from… Expand
Chaudhuriomyia, a new tanypod genus of Macropelopiini (Diptera: Chironomidae: Tanypodinae) from the Eastern Himalaya.
A new genus, Chaudhuriomyia in the tribe Macropelopiini belonging to subfamily Tanypodinae is described and illustrated in all life stages. The genus can be distinguished from all the other known… Expand
Isolation of haemolytic bacilli from field‐collected Culicoides oxystoma and Culicoides peregrinus: potential vectors of bluetongue virus in West Bengal, India
- R. Harsha, B. Pan, K. Ghosh, A. Mazumdar
- Biology, Medicine
- Medical and veterinary entomology
- 1 June 2015
Two haemolytic bacterial strains of Bacillus pumilus (CU1A, CU1B) and one blood‐utilizing strain of Bacillus licheniformis (CU2B) were isolated from relatively low numbers of field‐collected females… Expand
Population Survey and Control of Chironomidae (diptera) in Wetlands in Northeast Florida, USA
Abstract A qualitative and quantitative population survey of immature and adult Chironomidae was conducted for 1 year in a country club wetlands in northeast Florida, USA. Glyptotendipes paripes and… Expand
Association of exoenzyme-producing bacteria with chironomid larvae (Diptera: Chironomidae) in relation to the feeding habit.
Feeding habit of chironomid larvae in respect to several exoenzyme-producing bacteria along with enteric and gram-negative bacteria were examined. The study revealed that the larvae ingested mainly… Expand