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Culicoides (Avaritia) gornostaevae Mirzaeva, 1984 (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae) - a possible vector species of the Obsoletus group new to the European fauna
BackgroundCulicoides gornostaevae Mirzaeva, 1984, known previously only from Siberia, is a boreal species included into the Obsoletus group of Culicoides sg. Avaritia. Members of the subgenus can act… Expand
Biting midges of the genus Dasyhelea Kieffer (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae) in Poland
- P. Dominiak
- 1 September 2012
Abstract . This article reviews 30 species of biting midges of the genus Dasyhelea that are known to occur in Poland. Diagnoses and detailed descriptions of adults are provided for all Polish… Expand
Distribution and new synonymy in European biting midges of the genus Dasyhelea Kieffer (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae).
We present a review of distribution and new synonymy of the 63 valid species of biting midges in the genus Dasyhelea occurring in Europe. New distribution records, mostly from Ukraine and Romania,… Expand
Non-biting midges of the tribe Tanytarsini in Eocene amber from the Rovno region (Ukraine): a pioneer systematic study with notes on the phylogeny (Diptera: Chironomidae).
The first detailed systematic study on the tanytarsine chironomids recorded in the Eocene amber from the Rovno region (Ukraine) revealed seven new taxa. Archistempellina gen. nov., represented by A.… Expand
A redescription of Culicoides griseidorsum Kieffer, 1918, with comments on subgeneric position of some European taxa (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae).
Culicoides griseidorsum Kieffer, 1918 is formally redescribed, and the male described and illustrated for the first time. The species is placed within Sensiculicoides Shevchenko, 1977 the subgenus… Expand
New records of predaceous midges from the Middle East, with the description of two new species (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae).
Two new distinctive species of predaceous biting midges of the tribe Ceratopogonini are described and illustrated from the Middle East. Brachypogon freidbergi sp. nov., with a unique Y-shaped… Expand
European Atrichopogon biting midges of the subgenus Meloehelea(Diptera: Ceratopogonidae)
The following six species of the subgenus Meloehelea WIRTH of Atrichopogon KIEFFER are recognised in Europe: A. atriscapulus KIEFFER , 1918; A. orbicularis KIEFFER , 1919; A. oedemerarum STORA ,… Expand
Five new species and new records of biting midges of the genus Dasyhelea Kieffer from the Near East (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae).
As a result of the entomological surveys in the Near East, seventeen species of biting midges of the genus Dasyhelea Kieffer are reported. Five new species are described and illustrated from adult… Expand
Diagnostic clues for identification of selected species of the Micropsectra atrofasciata group, with description of M. uva sp. nov. from Croatia (Diptera: Chironomidae: Tanytarsini).
Micropsectra uva sp. nov. is described from the Plitvice Lakes National Park (Croatia), and placed in the Micropsectra atrofasciata systematic species group. Morphological key structures/characters… Expand
Diagnosis of Forcipomyia sahariensis Kieffer (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae) with the first description of immature stages.
Forcipomyia sahariensis Kieffer, 1923 is diagnosed in all stages. Larvae and pupae reared from rotting roots are described for the first time. Forcipomyia tuzeti Huttel et Huttel, 1952 from France… Expand