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Biting midges of the genus Dasyhelea Kieffer (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae) in Poland
- Patrycja Dominiak
- 1 September 2012
Among the Polish biting midge fauna, most species of the genus Dasyhelea are primarily arboreal, widely distributed Palaearctic species.
Distribution and new synonymy in European biting midges of the genus Dasyhelea Kieffer (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae).
A review of distribution and new synonymy of the 63 valid species of biting midges in the genus Dasyhelea occurring in Europe and a list of 17 doubtful species (nomina dubia) described from Europe and one nomen nudum are provided.
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 and diagnosed, interpreted, illustrated and placed in the atris- capulus or lucorum species groups.
Catalog of the Biting Midges of the World (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae).
A list of all valid 6,206 extant and 296 fossil species of Ceratopogonidae described worldwide is provided, along with all their synonyms and a commentary on the state of the systematics in the family and particularly of Culicoides Latreille is given.
Culicoides (Avaritia) gornostaevae Mirzaeva, 1984 (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae) - a possible vector species of the Obsoletus group new to the European fauna
This species has been notoriously overlooked in the materials, because of the problems with identification of the females of the subgenus Avaritia, and should be regarded as a possible vector for Schmallenberg and bluetongue virus.
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, including the first known Eocene representative of the lugens systematic species group.
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…
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…
Diagnostic clues for identification of selected species of the Micropsectra atrofasciata group, with description of M. uva sp. nov. from Croatia (Diptera: Chironomidae: Tanytarsini).
Morphological key structures/characters for adult males of the new species and several closest Micropsectra Kieffer are illustrated in detail and evaluated.
Two new species of predatory biting midges of the genus Alluaudomyia from Europe and the Canary Islands (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae).
The genus Alluaudomyia is reported from the Canary Islands for the first time and A. wyskokensis Szadziewski & Dominiak sp.