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New distribution and habitat records of biting midges and mangrove flies from the coasts of southern Baja California, Mexico (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae, Culicidae, Chironomidae, and Phoridae.

@article{Cheng1974NewDA,
  title={New distribution and habitat records of biting midges and mangrove flies from the coasts of southern Baja California, Mexico (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae, Culicidae, Chironomidae, and Phoridae.},
  author={L. Cheng and Charles Leonard Hogue},
  journal={Entomological news},
  year={1974},
  volume={85 7-8},
  pages={
          211-8
        }
}
Megaselia minutior Borgmeier (Phoridae) is reported here for the first time for Baja California. At least in the spring months, Culicoides furens (Poey) (Cerato- pogonidae) is the commonest biting midge around Isla San Jose', Bahi'a Balandra and neighboring sites. It was found breeding around the aerial roots of the mangrove Avicennia nitida in swamp mud and burrows of the crab Sesarma sulcatum. Smittia sp. (Chironomidae) and an apparently undescribed species of Dasyhelea (Ceratopogonidae) were… 

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The seasonal emergence of Culicoides furens (Poey) has been studied for about 15 months and data obtained concurrently with the main study indicated that light traps may provide incomplete information about the seasonal emergence.