Culicoides (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae) associated with horses at Mogoditshane, Gaborone, Botswana

@article{Mushi1998CulicoidesC,
  title={Culicoides (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae) associated with horses at Mogoditshane, Gaborone, Botswana},
  author={Elizabeth Mushi and J M Isa and R. G. Chabo and M. G. Binta and R. W. Kapaata},
  journal={Veterinary Research Communications},
  year={1998},
  volume={22},
  pages={295-297}
}
Culicoides spp. (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae) are common biting £ies with grey-andwhite patterned wings. They are important as vectors of viruses causing diseases of livestock such as bluetongue and African horse sickness (Nevill and Anderson, 1972). Forty-seven Culicoides spp. have been recorded from southern Africa (Meiswinkel et al., 1994) but most collections were from South Africa. We report on the species of Culicoides collected in a light trap near horses in Gaborone, Botswana. This is the… CONTINUE READING

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